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Is a Special Issuance considered denial of an application for an airman medical certificate?
Response by the Federal Air Surgeon
No. Special Issuance (an FAA Waiver) is not considered the denial of an FAA airman medical certificate.
For more FAA information on the Sport Pilot Certification, please contact the FAA directly:
Federal Aviation Administration
P.O. Box 26080
Oklahoma City, OK 73125