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UK – EU Transition, and UK Civil Aviation Regulations

To access current UK civil aviation regulations, including AMC and GM, CAA regulatory documents, please use this link to UK Regulation. Please note, if you use information and guidance under the Headings below, the references to EU regulations or EU websites in our guidance will not be an accurate information or description of your obligations under UK law. These pages are undergoing reviews and updates.

Thrombocytopaenia

Applicants with a diagnosis of thrombocytopenia should be assessed as unfit. Medical certification is considered subject to a haematologist report acceptable to the CAA Medical (for Class 1 applicants) or AME who performed the periodic medical examination (Class 2). Platelet counts below 75 x 10¬9/l should be assessed as unfit. Following investigation, a fit assessment may be considered once the platelet count is above 75x109/L and stable.

Haemophilias

Applicants with a diagnosis of Haemophilia A (factor VIII deficient) or Haemophilia B (Factor IX deficient, Christmas disease) should be assessed as unfit. Medical certification is considered for applicants with a diagnosis of very mild forms with >30% coagulation factor subject to a haematologist report acceptable to CAA Medical (Class 1) or an AME (Class 2). History of spontaneous bleeding is not acceptable for medical certification.

Von Willebrand disease

Applicants with a diagnosis of Von Willebrand disease should be assessed as unfit. Medical certification is considered subject to a haematologist report acceptable to CAA Medical (Class 1) or an AME (Class 2) confirming that the phenotype is mild, that there is no history of significant bleeding and that therapy is not required.

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