Dr.I.Harrison Moore, MD (AME) is certified by the FAA to perform Class II (Commercial) and Class III (Private Pilot) examinations.
Dr. Ted L. Edwards,Jr. MD (Senior AME) is certified by FAA to perform Class I (Airline Transport), Class II (Commercial) and Class III (Private Pilot) exams.
FAA has determined that all medical exams for pilot’s medical certificates (Class I, II, III) must have the history portion done online through www.medxpress.faa.gov. This is voluntary now but will be mandatory beginning October 1, 2012. You may access this website using the icon on this page. Simply register and give an email address. You will receive by email an initial password. After receipt of that password, login to the website and change to a personalized password. Complete form 8500-8 and print it out. Be sure to write down the access number. Bring both to our office at your appointment time.
Be sure to follow these guidelines before and during your office visit:
- Call for an appointment at 512-327-4886. Tell us if you are in a time crunch. We will try to accommodate you the best we can.
- Bring your printed history form and accession number with you to our office and give to our staff immediately upon your arrival.
- Remember to place your signature at the bottom of the form.
- Remember to bring your eyeglasses.
- Be sure your eye exam and glasses are current.
- Bring your Special Issuance letter from the FAA.
- Tell your AME if you have one of the following 15 disqualifying conditions, including diabetes mellitus that requires hypoglycemic medications, coronary heart disease that has been treated, or is symptomatic or significant, cardiac valve replacement, myocardial infarction, permanent cardiac pacemaker, angina pectoris, heart replacement, bipolar disorder, personality disorder that is manifested by overt acts, psychosis, substance abuse or dependence, epilepsy, disturbance of consciousness without an explanation, transient loss of nervous symptom functions without a satisfactory explanation.
- If you have borderline high blood pressure, see your physician for evaluation prior to the exam in our office.
- Bring your medical records from your doctor for chronic medical conditions, such as asthma, hypertension or other condition.
- On the day of the exam, arrive early and stay as relaxed as possible. Avoid stimulants, cigarettes, decongestants or anything else that can increase blood pressure.
- If you have a family history of diabetes mellitus, get checked by your doctor before the exam and avoid excessive sugar before the exam to avoid a positive sugar urinalysis.
- Mark question 17a under medications if you regularly take a prohibited medication.
- Don’t forget your Statement of Demonstrated Ability, or SODA
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