General Medical Conditions
Airmen or individuals applying for aeromedical certification with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) must meet certain general medical conditions standards set forth under 14 C.F.R §§ 67.113, 67.213, and 67.313 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. If you are applying for medical certification with the FAA and do not meet the standards set forth under these regulations, the FAA will deny your application.
The general medical conditions, regardless of whether the applicant is applying for first (1st), second (2nd), or third (3rd) class medical certification, require, in part, that the applicant have no established medical history or clinical diagnosis of any diabetes mellitus that requires insulin or any other hypoglycemic drug for control, or any organic, functional, or structural disease, defect or limitation, medication usage, or other treatment that the Federal Air Surgeon finds make the applicant unable to safely perform the duties or exercise the privileges of the airman certificate applied for or held.
If your application for airman medical certification with the FAA has been deferred by your Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) or denied by the FAA due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), allergies, asthma, benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH), cancer, diabetes, fatigue management, fibromyalgia, gall bladder pain, generalized pain, hepatitis, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), kidney stones or failure, leukemia, lung disease, melanoma, orthopedic injuries, prostate, restless leg syndrome (RLS), thyroid, ulcers, or any other general medical conditions, The Ison Law Firm is standing by to advocate for your eligibility to hold a medical certificate.