1. Careers
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://usmilitary.about.com/od/army/l/blmedflymenu.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Army Aviation Medical Standards
Main Menu
 Join the Discussion
Visit Our Message Forum   
 Related Resources
Entry Medical Standards
Army Enlisted Jobs
• Army Warrant Officer Jobs
• Army Officer Jobs
• Enlistment Qualifications
• False Statements
• What the Recruiter Never Told You

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.

Abdomen and gastrointestinal system

Blood and blood–forming tissue diseases

Dental

Ears

Hearing

Endocrine and metabolic diseases

Extremities

Eyes

Vision

Genitourinary

Heart and vascular system

Linear anthropometric dimensions

Lung and chest wall

Malignant diseases and tumors

Mental disorders

Mouth

Neurological disorders

Nose

Pharynx, larynx, trachea, and esophagus

Systemic diseases

Aeromedical Adaptability

Reading Aloud Test

Additional Medical standards for Class 3 personnel

Medical standards for Class 4 ATC personnel

Flight Classes

Specific Flight Class Medical Examinations are:

Class 1 - Warrant Officer Aviation Duty Applicants
Class 1A - Commissioned Officer Aviation Duty Applicants
Class 2 - Current Aviators, Current Student Aviators, and Previous Aviators Returning to Aviation Service
Class 2F - Flight Surgeons, Including Those in Flight Surgeon Training
Class 2S - MOS 13F, Assigned to Aerial Fire Support Observer Duty
Class 3 - Non Rated Soldiers who Participate in Regular Flights (Crew Chiefs, Gunners, UAV Operators, etc.)
Class 4 - Air Traffic Control

Derived from Army Regulation 40-501, Standards of Medical Fitness

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.