FAI Medico-physiological Commission (CIMP)

Medical Standards

In the table are indicated the medical standards used in several countries to establish the fitness for flying of air sports pilots. The data are those of April 1999.

This table shall not be used as an official information source since the data do not come from national aviation authorities.

COUNTRYPPLGLIDINGBALLOONMICROLIGHTPARAGL.DELTAPARACH.
AUSTRIAICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2--ICAO 2
CYPRUSICAO 2------
CZECK REP.ICAO 2ICAO 2SELF REGSELF REGSELF REGSELF REGSELF REG
FINLANDICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 3----
FRANCEICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2----
GERMANYICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2---ICAO 2
NETHERLANDSICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2SELF REG--SELF REG
POLANDICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2--ICAO 2
RUSSIAICAO 3ICAO 3--ICAO 3-ICAO 3
SLOVENIAICAO 3ICAO 3ICAO 3DRV. LICDRV. LICDRV. LICICAO 3
SPAINICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2---
SWEDENICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2---
SWITZERLANDICAO 2ICAO 2ICAO 2(1)---
UNITED KINGDOMUK CAABGAUK CAAUK CAA---
USAFAA 3--FAA 3FAA 3--

Abbreviations and terms used:
- : none

BGA : British Gliding Association (based in driving license)

DRV.LIC : Driving License

ICAO : International Civil Aviation Organisation (chapter 6 of Annex 1 / classes 1, 2 and 3)

FAA : Federal Aviation Administration (USA)

SELF REG : Federation self regulation

UK CAA : United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority

(1) : Microlight are not allowed in Switzerland