Pilot Medical

FAA Physicals

Dr. Otaigbe is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified Aviation Medical Examiner (AME). In the United States, there are three classes of medical certifications for pilots; such certificates are required to legally exercise the privileges of a Pilot exercising the privileges of either a Private, Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot license. Medical Certificates are not needed for Glider, Balloon, Recreational or Sport Pilot certifications.

1st Class $250 | 2nd Class $200 | 3rd Class $150 | BasicMed $150

FAA Physicals

Dr. Otaigbe is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certified Aviation Medical Examiner (AME).

How to Get Started:

  • Visit the FAA website or click here to complete Form 8500-8 items 1 – 20.
  • Print exam summary and confirmation page and bring to your appointment.
  • Call and schedule your appointment.

What to bring to your appointment:

  • Printed exam summary and confirmation number from the FAA website.
  • A valid, government issued picture ID (driver’s license or passport).
  • All Medical records and health documentation.
  • Glasses, contact lenses, or hearing aids, if required.

What to expect:

  • FAA requirements vary by age and class so your visit may take 1-2 hours.
  • Be prepared for a thorough examination of your current health status as well as your past medical history.