|Army Aviation Medical Standards|
The below disqualifying conditions are in addition to the disqualifying conditions listed in the Military Medical Accessions Medical Guide. Unlike medical waivers to join the military, medical waivers for aviation duty are much harder to come by.
The causes for medical unfitness for flying duty Classes 1/1A/2/2F/2S/3 are:
a. Any infectious lesion until recovery is complete and the part is functionally normal.
b. Any congenital or acquired lesion that interferes with the function of the mouth or throat.
c. Any defect in speech that would prevent or interfere with clear and effective communication in the English language over a radio communication system.
d. Recurrent calculi of any salivary gland or duct.
Specific Flight Class Medical Examinations are:
Derived from Army Regulation 40-501, Standards of Medical Fitness