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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.

EASA AMC Med B.0.35

Hepatitis A

  • Hepatitis A infection is disqualifying.  Certification will be considered upon full recovery.

Pilots are required to submit a medical report to include:

  • History of infection
  • Symptoms experienced, course and duration
  • Laboratory confirmation of infection (HAV serology)
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Report of ultrasound of the liver (if performed).

Hepatitis B

  • Acute hepatitis B is disqualifying.  Certification may be considered upon full recovery (viral clearance).    .
  • Chronic hepatitis B – Certification may be considered in pilots in an ‘immune tolerant’ or ‘inactive HBV carrier state’.
  • Requirement for ongoing treatment is normally disqualifying

Pilots are required to submit a report from a liver specialist, to include:

  • History of infection
  • Symptoms experienced and course of infection
  • Liver Function Tests, and markers (e.g.Alpha-foetoprotein (AFP)) where appropriate
  • All Laboratory HBV serology performed
  • Report of ultrasound of the liver.

Other reports and laboratory testing may be required to assess risk.

Hepatitis C

  • Acute hepatitis C is disqualifying.  Certification may be considered upon full recovery (viral clearance).
  • Chronic hepatitis C - Certification may be considered following successful treatment which has rendered the pilot disease free.
  • Requirement for ongoing treatment is normally disqualifying;

Pilots are required to submit a report from a liver specialist, to include:

  • History of infection
  • Symptoms experienced and course of infection including any CNS effects
  • Liver Function Tests
  • All laboratory HCV Serology performed
  • Report of ultrasound of the liver including biopsy results if performed. Pilots may be required to undergo neuropsychological assessment.

Other reports and laboratory testing may be required to assess risk.

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