ATCO.MED.B.050 Musculoskeletal system

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Regulation (EU) 2015/340

(a) Applicants shall have satisfactory functional use of the musculoskeletal system to enable them to safely exercise the privileges of the licence.

(b) Applicants with static or progressive musculoskeletal or rheumatologic conditions likely to interfere with the safe exercise of the licence privileges shall be referred to the licensing authority. A fit assessment may be considered after satisfactory specialist evaluation.

AMC1 ATCO.MED.B.050 Musculoskeletal system

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     ED Decision 2015/010/R

(a) Applicants with any significant sequelae from disease, injury or congenital abnormality affecting the bones, joints, muscles or tendons with or without surgery require full evaluation prior to a fit assessment.

(b) Abnormal physique, including obesity, or muscular weakness may require aero-medical assessment and particular attention should be paid to an aero-medical assessment in the working environment.

(c) Locomotor dysfunction, amputations, malformations, loss of function and progressive osteoarthritic disorders should be assessed on an individual basis in conjunction with the appropriate operational expert with a knowledge of the complexity of the tasks of the applicant.

(d) Applicants with inflammatory, infiltrative or degenerative disease of the musculoskeletal system may be assessed as fit provided the condition is in remission and the medication is acceptable.