Medical limitations and restrictions explained

April 3, 2013

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Warren Silberman

Warren Silberman

  • Former Manager, FAA Aerospace Medical Certification 
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 
  • Expert in Aerospace/Preventive Medicine 
  • Pilot since 1986

I was asked recently to explain to our members about what kinds of restrictions one can see on a medical certificate. First let me explain the difference between a limitation and a restriction.

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