Renewal PPL Class 2 Pilot Medical

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Class 2 Pilots PPL Renewal/ Revalidation Medicals

fit2flyoffers EASA Class 2 PPL pilots  their renewal medical check for continuation of flying medical certificate. We off the service 6 days a week, late nights, Saturdays and even offer a same day service if needed. This medical is for Fixed (aeroplanes) and Rotary wing aircraft (Helicopters) pilots.

In order for us to issue you with your medical certificate on the day, please bring the following with you:

  • A completed form
  • A valid passport
  • Ideally a patient summary record from your own doctor
  • A signed medical consent form
  • A spectacles prescription with a test date within the past 2 years
  • A chaperone if you wish
  • A means to pay for additional assessments on the day eg ECG, Audiograms

The aeromedical doctor will review the forms and help with any questions you may have.

The clinical examination will include but not be limited to

Height

Weight

Body Mass Index calculation

Ear, Nose and Throat checks

Pulse

Blood Pressure

Heart Check

ECG if needed after age of 40 years old

Lung Check

Check of your abdomen including hernia checks

Urine  check for blood, protein and glucose

Checks on  your joints, muscles, reflexes, sensation and coordination

Skin checks and assessment of varicose veins

Vision checks  for distance (6m) , intermediate (N14) and near vision (N5)

Ishihara colour vision as needed

Hearing test

(Audiogram if needed)

The doctor will then make an assessment on all the findings and issue a medical if within the standards.

Otherwise the doctor will advise on what further information is needed and make a note on the CAA medical system.

Once all the reports are back, the license will be issued or the case referred to the CAA for their opinion.

The CAA will then contact the pilot directly and copy in the AME

Method of payment

Payment is accepted by Debit / Credit Cards or Cash. Cheques or AMEX credit cards are not accepted

Revalidation time limits
Certificates can be revalidated up to 45 days before the expiry date of the current certificate keeping the existing expiry date as the start of the next validity period.

See CAA validity table for more information.

Once the license has been issued, the pilot must contact their AME if there is a ‘Decrease in Medical Fitness’

The UK CAA requires licence holders to seek advice from their Aeromedical Examiners if they

(1) are aware of any decrease in their medical fitness that might render them unable to safely exercise those privileges;

(2) take or use prescribed or non-prescribed medication that is likely to interfere with the safe exercise of the privileges of the applicable licence; or

(3) receive any medical, surgical or other treatment that is likely to interfere with flight safety

 In addition, licence holders shall, without undue delay, seek aeromedical advice when they:

(1) have undergone a surgical operation or invasive procedure;

(2) have commenced the regular use of any medication;

(3) have suffered any significant personal injury involving incapacity to function as a member of the flight crew;

(4) have been suffering from any significant illness involving incapacity to function as a member of the flight crew

(5) are pregnant;

(6) have been admitted to hospital or medical clinic; or

(7) first require correcting lenses ( spectacles or contact lens)