Aeromedical News & Updates
From the Aeromedical Committee - 1/24/19


Aeromedical Alert - 12/10/15


New Paperless Application for Airman Medical Certificate

Starting in October 2012, the FAA is going paperless with regard to the completion and submission of your Application for Airman Medical Certificate (FAA Form 8500-8). If you have a Medical due after October 1, you will be required to go online and complete a new application form prior to your AME office appointment.  This is how it works: Go online to . 

ALPA Aeromedical Flyer - FAA Medical Applications


Cosmic Radiation Increases the Risk of Nuclear Cataract in Airline Pilots

Background  Aviation involves exposure to ionizing radiation of cosmic origin. The association between lesions of the ocular lens and ionizing radiation is well-known. Read More...