Staying healthy is part of maintaining your pilot license, allowing you to fly large and small aircraft safely. Every two years, you will need to undergo a physical exam in order to maintain your certification without a medical condition interfering with your ability to safely operate the aircraft. You will need to follow several steps before your examination.
Prior to BasicMed Flight Physicals
- Completing the FAA self-assessment form
- Scheduling an examination with a licensed physician
- Completion of the AOPA Online Medical Education course
- Making sure you meet the requirements of FAR 61.56, as well as other flight proficiency and instrument certifications