Annex 1 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation — Personnel Licensing, Eleventh Edition, July 2011. Order No. AN 1.
Chapter 6 of Annex 1 defines the three classes of Medical Assessment for aviation license holders and spells out the physical and mental requirements for Medical Assessments, including testing and performance requirements for vision, colour perception and hearing.
FITNESS TO FLY - A Medical Guide For Pilots
First Edition, 2018. Available in English.
Developed by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in collaboration with the International Federation of Airline Pilots' Associations (IFALPA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), this guide is focused on the health risks pilots face during their careers and the medical recommendations that help them mitigate those risks.
This handbook will help you understand the most common health issues facing pilots today, learn how to reduce major risks to mental and physical health, manage your nutrition, sleep and medication for optimal flight performance.
It is easy-to-read, motivating and educational, with engaging content, graphics and charts to empower you to limit your health risks and set your own goals and strategies to maintain fitness to fly and a balanced lifestyle.
The recommendations contained in this guide are also applicable for cabin crew, air traffic controllers and anyone working within the aviation industry.