The Aeromedical, Insurance, and Sick Bank Committee assists our pilots with maintaining FAA Medical Certification as well as working to disseminate pertinent medical information to our pilot group. The committee also assists in all insurance related issues related to benefits provided to pilots through the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The committee also works with Aviation Medical Advisory Service (AMAS) to provide our pilot group with FAA Medical Certification assistance. AMAS consists of aerospace physicians, nurse case managers, and administrative support. The committee works closely with AMAS to ensure our pilots receive any medical assistance needed. You can view further information at the AMAS – IBT Local 2750 website .
UPDATE to FAA Medical Certification Enforcement : 20200330
The Aeromedical Committee has been in contact today with our AME from Harvey Watt & Co., and the FAA’s Southern Regional Flight Surgeon. We have confirmed that, at the present time, the waiver of Enforcement Action for Expired Medicals (issued 26 Mar. 2020) DOES NOT apply to any action taken by a foreign aviation authority. […]
FAA Medicals : 20200319
COVID-19 and FAA Medical Exams All, There has been some misinformation circulating concerning FAA Medical Exams for pilots who have traveled internationally, within 14 days prior to the exam. The Aeromedical Committee has received word from the FAA that this IS NOT accurate. Below is the FAA Bulletin sent to all FAA AMEs within the […]