Pilot Medicals

Dr Anton Wiles is a Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DME) for:

  1. New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (NZCAA)

  2. Australia Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)

  3. United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

  4. Transport Canada

  5. Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department

  6. Fiji Islands

Aviation medical appointments are available Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 2:30pm. Our reception staff are fully trained in advising you of the tests that you will need to have as part of your application to hold a medical certificate to fly. Unfortunately none of the authorities in different countries are uniform in their requirements so it is always advisable to discuss what is necessary for your medical application prior to your appointment. When applying for a NZ certificate, where possible, your certificate will be issued to you on the same day as your appointment. Sometimes you will need further investigations, in which case, after your application has been assessed and completed, you will be advised to come to pick up your certificate.

 

FEES: The base fee we charge for a pilot medical examination is $310. Additional tests such as a resting ECG ($70), plain spirometry ($85), or pre & post spirometry ($95) are extra. All prices include GST. Please note that these fees do not include the processing fees that each aviation authority may charge, or costs of any further specialist testing.

If you complete more than one medical examination on the day, we will apply a $50 discount for each subsequent medical.

 

New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Class 1, 2 or 3 applicants are required to pay CAA an application fee of $120.75 (incl. GST) for each examination. To pay this fee, click here.

Please either print and bring along your receipt information, or forward the confirmation email to reception.

For applicants who have never completed a CAA medical examination before, please read our CAA Pilot Medical Information.

Other links which may be helpful:

  1. CAA Pilot Medical Examination Costs
  2. CAA designated audio and eye specialists
  3. Labtests locations (no appointment required and we can issue you a lab form)
  4. CAA application forms

 

Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA)

CASA require pilots to fill in an online application before visiting a medical examiner. Please ensure that you have completed this application before making a booking for a medical examination.

Applicants can apply up to 28 days before the expiry of their medical certificate. Otherwise, the expiry date will be relative to the date of medical examination.

CASA applicants need to bring to their medical appointment:

  1. Passport or Driver Licence

  2. Eye correction (glasses, contact lenses) and standby spectacles

  3. Audio Report (if applicable)

  4. Specialist or GP reports relating to any medical conditions

 

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

FAA applicants are required to fill in their application via the FAA MedXPress system. Please ensure that you have completed this application before making a booking for a medical examination.

Please bring a copy of the 8500-8 summary sheet from your MedXPress account to the appointment. 

 

Transport Canada

Class 1 Initial Issue applicants are required to complete an audiogram and blood test for lipids & glucose. We are able to provide a lab form and audio contacts. Transport Canada do not have an audio form of their own – please complete one on a NZCAA Audio Form.

The requirements for Class 1 renewal applicants are age dependent – please phone reception and we will advise you on the necessary tests required. Please ensure that you bring your blue Transport Canada booklet for the examiner to stamp on the day of your appointment.

NOTE: Transport Canada takes a minimum 8 weeks to process an application for a medical certificate.

 

Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department

We are able to renew Class 1, 2 & 3 medical certificates for Hong Kong CAD. Applicants are reminded to book in no sooner than 28 days before expiry of a medical certificate. Please phone reception for advice on the necessary medical requirements.

Following the medical examination, your medical certificate will be revalidated for 14 days while you await a new medical certificate to arrive from Hong Kong CAD.

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