A new FAA policy effective March 2nd will require the AME to stratify every airman into one of six categories based on sleep apnea risk at the time of the exam.
Many airman are not aware that sleep apnea is a serious medical condition that is disqualifying for flight duties. Even mild cases of sleep apnea requires a FAA granted waiver.
NEW FAA POLICY REGARDING VERBAL AUTHORIZATIONS
NEW FAA SLEEP APNEA POLICY – MANDATORY EVALUATIONS FOR SOME AIRMAN
The FAA Aeromedical Certification Division (AMCD) has recently released major policy changes that significantly impact the aeromedical certification process. Read More