FAA Medical Requirements
All TVCC students planning to pursue the Aviation Technology program will be required to obtain a Second Class medical certificate conducted by FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). An AME is a physician with special training in aviation medicine.
Want to get a Medical Certificate?
An FAA-designated Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) must examine you
- Complete FAA Medxpress (FAA Form 8500-8) Learn More
- Choose an AME Find one now.
- Schedule an appointment.
- Complete an official FAA application form.
Want more information?
Read about the AME guides and standards at the FAA website.
The AME will issue you a medical certificate. And, if necessary, the AME will also issue you a Student Pilot certificate which will permit you to receive flight instruction and to solo.