Revalidation and renewal medical examinations can be carried out at by any '1' rated Aeromedical Examiner (AME). Use find an AME for contact details.
All medical certificates issued to Air Traffic Control Officers (ATCOs) on or after 1 September 2009 are European Class 3 Medical Certificates.
Anyone who has held a European Class 3 or UK Class 1 medical certificate, which has not expired by more than 5 years.
The whole examination can take half a day and includes:
If all the required standards are met a medical certificate should be issued on the day by your AME.
Requirements for keeping your European Class 3 (ATCO) certificate valid.
At initial then
Within +5/ -6D
More than -6D
At initial (FEV/FVC),
then if clinically indicated
If a certificate holder becomes aware of a decrease in their medical fitness due to injury or illness, which may render them unable to exercise the privileges of their licence, or becomes aware that they are pregnant, they must inform their Aeromedical Examiner (AME).
Find an AME database to locate an Aeromedical Examiner in your area.
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