What class of medical certificate must I hold and how long is it valid?
A first-class airman medical certificate is required to exercise the privileges of an airline transport pilot certificate.
A first class medical certificate is valid for the remainder of the month of issue; plus
- 6 calendar months for operations requiring a first class medical certificate if the airman is age 40 or over on or before the date of the examination, or
- 12-calendar months for operations requiring a first-class medical certificate if the airman has not reached age 40 on or before the date of examination,