Tag: medical

  • Canadian Medical

    After about 2 months I got my first class Canadian medical certificate. I found out that it is not so long for Transport Canada, so I can consider myself lucky! Medical is a very first step to convert a pilot license into Canadian one. I got the number – it will be my license number […]

  • FAA to TCCA License Conversion: Medical

    The first step to obtain a Canadian pilot license is getting a medical. You need to find an AME (Aeromedical Examiner) in your area here and make an appointment. I decided to get both TCCA and FAA medicals, and it turned out that there are not so many options for that. I found only two […]

  • Getting Started with Flight Training in Florida: Medical Exams and Fingerprinting

    Getting a US medical examination was my first priority after arriving in the US. Without it, I wouldn’t be able to fly legally. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to visit the doctor yesterday, so I spent most of the day sleeping. I’m guessing it was just jet lag. This morning, I finally made it to the […]

  • Obtaining a First Class Medical Certificate: My Experience in Poland

    Today, I received my first-class medical certificate which is required for commercial pilots in Europe. Prior to this, I had a second-class medical certificate, which is less expensive, but it’s sufficient for a private pilot license that I currently hold. Normally, the initial first-class medical examination should be taken only in a hospital. Subsequent examinations […]

  • Clear for Takeoff: Conquering Medical and Aviation English Exams

    Today was a big day for me: I got my medical certificate and passed the ICAO English exam (which is required for a non-native speaker). I’m feeling pretty happy right now! For those who don’t know, every pilot needs to pass a medical examination to ensure they are healthy enough to fly. There are three […]