Class 1 Initial medical is done when a person with a valid Class-II medical applies for the first time for a Class I Medical (a requirement for commercial license). DGCA has empaneled 20 Air Force Medical Centres, 02 Civil Medical Centres and Class I Medical Examiners for conduct of Class I Medical License Examination. You need to seek an appointment .
IAF Centres. After ascertaining type of medical, kindly seek appointment well in advance keeping in view the time required for grant of appointments and PMR forwarding form DGCA.
Civil Centres & Class I Examiners. For Civil Hospitals (initial Medical) and Class I Examiners (renewal medicals), kindly contact the centres/ examiners directly at the addresses given below. PMR forwarding is not required for Class I initial medicals conducted at Nanavati Hospital, Apollo Hospital. Class 1 medical is more complex compared to class 2 medical.
The following medical tests are conducted for a Class 1 medical certificate:
- Family health history
- Hearing test
- Eye sight test
- Blood and urine test
- Blood pressure and ECG test
- Organ test
- Limb test
- Nervous system test
WHAT IF YOU FAIL TO MEDICAL IN CLASS 1&2 MEDICAL?
If you fail the Class 1 & 2 it can be re-apply again depending upon for the cause of the failure (Minor & major problem).
WHEN TO APPLY CLASS 1 & 2?
Class 1&2 can be apply before starting of the flight training.
Pilots who do not meet the said requirements may be issued a medical certificate under a “special issuance.” A special issuance is essentially a waiver for a disqualifying condition and are evaluated case-by-case depending on the class of certificate requested. Minor problems can be overcome by a special issuance from an Aviation Medical Examiner, while others require a special issuance from the FAA directly.