Dr. Randolph Rosarion M.D. is designated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) for the Eastern Region. Currently, he has privileges to perform FAA aeromedical certifications for student pilots, Class 2 & Class 3 pilots. Dr. Rosarion has many years of experience evaluating professionals in all safety sensitive positions and has undergone specialized training in aviation medicine and physiology, and airman certification procedures in accordance with FAA regulations and standards under 14 CFR Part 67.
Not every pilot is the same, or have similar needs, which is why Dr. Rosarion will evaluate each pilot individually to assure that he or she meets the qualifications under 14 CFR Part 67. He and his staff will work diligently with the airman and if necessary the airman’s physician to help expedite cases where certification is more complex and involves special issuance.
Most flying occurs under general aviation, which in short is:
“all civilian flying except scheduled passenger airline service and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire”*
*AOPA-General Aviation & Wikepedia General Aviation
Two important questions new airman often ask about is:
What kind of medical certificate should they apply for? and How long is the certificate good for? For a review of important facts that the airman should know about the FAA pilot medical certificate please see previous blog.
Steps on how to apply for your airman medical certificate
- Complete your application through the FAA MedXPress electronic application system
- Bring your confirmation number with you to your scheduled examination
- Bring a Government issued picture I.D.
- If applicable, bring any previously issued correspondences from the FAA for special issuances or authorizations
- If applicable, bring any pertinent medical records from your treating physician
- Bring your eyeglasses or other corrective lenses if you wear them. Vision will be tested with and without correction, so bring your eyeglasses and/or spare contact lenses
If you are in the New York City area and would like to book an FAA medical examination, we are located in College Point, Queens (15 minutes from Laguardia Airport and can be reached at 718-701-5949 or visit our website. Again, please complete your initial application ahead of time at FAA’s MedXpress and bring your confirmation number with you at the time of your medical examination.
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