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FAA Medical

This information applies to students in the power section only.

Before you can solo you must have a FAA medical exam. This costs around $100 to $150 and must be done before the academy.  You can find your local AME (Aviation Medical Examiner) at https://www.faa.gov/licenses_certificates/medical_certification/

You can still attend and learn to fly without a medical however it is highly recommended you get a medical just in case you are able to solo.  Many time cadets could solo but are unable to do so because they did not get a medical.

If you are unsure if you can medically obtain an FAA medical please reach out to the JFA staff prior to scheduling your appointment with the FAA. There are many medications and conditions that may disqualify you from obtaining your medical.

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