Medical History from Pilot Applicant Seeking Airman Medical Certification
Item 18e: Instructions for Item 18e: Hay Fever or Allergy
Guidance is compiled and interpreted by professional pilots and physicians at FlightPhysical.com from the 2014 AME Guide pages 33-40, FAA and FDA web data (www.FAA.gov & www.FDA.gov), instructions specified in the Aeronautical Information Manual, Federal Air Surgeon Bulletins from 1999-2015, and 14 CFR Part 61 and Part 67 (the FARs).
18.e. Hay fever or allergy. The applicant should report frequency and duration of symptoms, any incapacitation by the condition, treatment, and side effects. The AME should inquire whether the applicant has ever experienced any barotitis ("ear block"), barosinusitis, alternobaric vertigo, or any other symptoms that could interfere with aviation safety. (See Item 26)
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