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What is a FAA MedXPress?

What is a FAA MedXPress?

The Federal Aviation Administration’s MedXPress system allows anyone requiring an FAA Medical Certificate or Student Pilot Medical Certificate to electronically complete their medical application (FAA Form 8500-8).

How long is a MedXPress application good for?

60 days
After your application is submitted, your medical examination must occur within 60 days or your application will be deleted. Once the clearance/certification process is complete, your application will be retained indefinitely.

What is a Form 8500-8?

FAA Form 8500-8, application for Airman Medical Certificate, is used to confirm if an applicant is physically safe to fly when a person is completing their requirements to become a certified pilot or renewing their certificate with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Can FAA access medical records?

In short, the FAA doesn’t check medical records unless they have a reason to – i.e. you disclose something that warrants further information or investigation, or something happens to you – like an accident, incident, or disciplinary action – which the FAA will then thoroughly investigate.

What class of medical is private pilot?

Third class medical
A Third class medical certificate is appropriate for student pilots, recreational pilots, and private pilots who fly for pleasure or personal business (but not for hire). A third class medical is valid for 60 months for pilots under age 40, and 24 months for applicants who are age 40 or older.

Can I pass the FAA medical exam?

The good news is that the FAA medical exam is pretty easy to pass . If you’re a reasonably fit adult with no serious conditions, chances are you’ll pass with no problem at all. However, there are some conditions that could restrict you from becoming a pilot.

Who can do FAA physicals?

The BasicMed exam can be performed by an AME or by a physician licensed by a state medical board. That language seemed to apply only to medical and osteopathic doctors. However, on July 14, TeamCME received FAA confirmation that DCs are Specialty Physicians when considered as “Chiropractic Physicians” by their state chiropractic licensing board.

What is a FAA medical certificate?

1 Answer. The FAA defines a medical certificate as “acceptable evidence of physical fitness on a form prescribed by the Administrator.” A second-class airman medical certificate is valid for one (1) year plus the remainder of the days in the month of examination.

What is FAA medxpress?

FAA MedXPress. The FAA MedXPress system allows anyone requesting an FAA Medical Clearance or Medical Certificate to electronically complete an application. Information entered into MedXPress is available to your FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) for review at the time of your medical examination.