[GOOD NEWS] Air Force To Relax Medical Norms For Pilot Selection

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Air Force To Relax Medical Norms For Pilot Selection

Hello Aspirants, So we have a good news for you as now Air Force is going to Relax Medical Norms For Pilot Selection which means there will be modification in the medicals for the Airforce pilot selection would be less tuff. This is done due to the affecting number of candidates clearing the Medicals for the selections of air force. Checkout the complete article to know more on this. Feel free to ask questions in the below comments.

A panel has been formed by IAF comprising spinal surgeons, neurosurgeons, physicians, radiologists and it was concluded that there is no evidence to show spinal deformities can affect flight safety and physical capability and conditioning of the pilots.

Air Force To Relax Medical Norms For Pilot Selection

[GOOD NEWS] Air Force To Relax Medical Norms For Pilot Selection

Air Force To Relax Medical Norms For Pilot Selection

This means, taking medication for blood pressure or undergoing a laser eye surgery will no longer make an IAF pilot ineligible for flying. 
Also, with new medical technologies and better drugs available for treatment, several ailments such as asthma, diabetes, coronary heart diseases and hypertension may also go off the list.

The Medical Board of the Air Force has also removed 19 drugs like anti-diabetics off the list, which were earlier considered as a “taboo” for flying.

These norms are said to have been relaxed to increase the number of pilots in the Air Force, which is suffering not only from a depleting squadron strength, but also from manpower crunch.

The pilot-cockpit ratio in IAF was only 0.81 for fighter jets as compared to the sanctioned ratio of 1.25 for fighters, 1.5 for transport planes and 1 for helicopters.

So this was all about Air Force To Relax Medical Norms For Pilot Selection. Hope we have tried out to give you a good news. So many aspirants who were dishearted with the strict medical test now can apply for Air Force as a pilot and try your luck again. Feel free to ask questions regarding [GOOD NEWS] Air Force To Relax Medical Norms For Pilot Selection in below comments.



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