FORM 8500 – HOW TO GET YOUR CONFIRMATION NUMBER
Thank you for contacting Aeromedical for your Aviation Medical Examination (AME).
As of October 1, 2012 the FAA requires all 8500 form, flight physical applications to be completed online using MedXpress. Please use the link below to access this website.
With problems or questions about accessing MedXpress, call the FAA Technical Support for Pilot MedXpress help line: 1-877-287-6731
This form can be completed 60 days prior to your flight physical examination.
Once the pilot has completed and submitted their part of the online medical application, a confirmation number will be generated from the FAA.
Aeromedical will require the pilot's confirmation number prior to the medical examination.
Current requirements from the Federal Aviation Administration are as follows:
Under age 40, your First Class Medical is valid for 12 months before it will lapse into a second class.
Over age 40, your First Class Medical is valid for only 6 months before it will lapse into a second class
⇒The FAA requires that First Class Pilots must get a baseline EKG when are they 35 years old
⇒All Pilots holding a FCM after age 40 must get and EKG once a year