Medical

Who can perform the Class 1 aero-medical examination?

Initial Class 1 aero-medical examination can be performed only at an Aero-medical centre (AeMC) certified to perform class 1 aero-medical examinations. The aero-medical examination for the renewal or revalidation of the medical certificate can be performed by either an AeMC or an authorized aero-medical examiner (AME) with the privileges to revalidate and renew Class 1 medical certificate. For more details, please refer to the website of the competent authority of a Member State where you are planning to apply. Usually competent authorities publish a list of the authorised AeMCs and AMEs on their website. The list of Member States and the websites of their competent authorities can be found on our website under 'EASA by Country'.

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Who can perform the Class 3 aero-medical examination?

Initial Class 3 aero-medical examination can be performed only at an Aero-Medical Centre (AeMC) certified to perform class 3 aero-medical examinations. The recurrent aero-medical examination can be performed by either an AeMC or an authorized aero-medical examiner (AME) with the privileges to revalidate and renew Class 3 medical certificate. For more details, please refer to the website of the competent authority of a Member State where you are planning to apply. Usually competent authorities publish a list of the authorised AeMCs and AMEs on their website. The list of Member States and the web sites of their competent authorities can be found on our website under 'EASA by Country'.

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Who can perform the Class 2 and LAPL aero-medical examination?

All Class 2 and LAPL aero-medical examination can be performed by any AeMC or AME authorized to perform aero-medical examinations for aircrew. In addition to that, subject to national provisions, LAPL aero-medical examinations may be performed by General Medical Practitioners (GMPs). For more details, please refer to the website of the competent authority of a Member State where you are planning to apply. Usually competent authorities publish a list of the authorised AeMCs and AMEs including information whether GMPs are allowed to perform aero-medical examinations for LAPL applicants. The list of Member States and the websites of their competent authorities can be found on our website under 'EASA by Country'. 

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Who can perform the Cabin crew aero-medical assessment?

Cabin Crew aero-medical assessment can be performed by any AeMC or AME authorized to perform aero-medical examinations in accordance with Regulation (EU) 1178/2011. In addition to that, subject to national provisions, aero-medical examinations and assessments may be performed by Occupational Health Medical Practitioners (OHMPs). For more details, please refer to the website of the competent authority of a Member State where you are planning to apply. The list of Member States and the websites of their competent authorities can be found on our website under 'EASA by Country'.

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Do you have a list of certified AeMCs and AMEs in Europe?

No, EASA does not have any list of available AeMCs and AMEs. Nevertheless you should be able to find the list of AeMCs and AME on Competent Authorities’ web-sites for each Member State. The list of Member States and links to the competent authorities websites can be found on our website under 'EASA by Country'.

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Is there any AeMC available outside Europe?

No, to this moment EASA did not authorize any AeMC in third countries.
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May I exercise the privileges of my PPL licence if I have a Class 1 medical certificate?

Yes, the Class 1 medical certificate includes Class 2 and LAPL privileges.

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May I exercise the privileges of my PPL licence if I have a Class 3 medical certificate?

No, the Class 3 medical certificate does not include Class 2 privileges. In order to exercise the privileges of or undertake solo flights for a PPL licence you need to hold a valid Class 2 or Class 1 medical certificate.

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If I undertake my aero-medical examination in another Member State than the state that issued my licence do I need to validate resulting medical certificate with my licensing authority?

No, if you hold a valid medical certificate issued by an AME authorized by an EASA State then no validation is needed, the medical certificate shall be recognized by all Member States without additional proceedings.
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