FAA Medical Requirements

Medical Certification

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

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.