Physical Requirements

Fl​ight Surgeon Physical Requirements

Requirements Male Female
Height 60-78" 58-78"
Weight 235 lbs-100 lbs
Std Height/Weight Chart
235 lbs-100 lbs
Std Height/Weight Chart
Body Fat 22% 30%
Blood Pressure <140/90 <140/90
Pulse (Resting) 45-100 45-100
Far/Near Eyesight Correctable to 20/20 in both eyes Correctable to 20/20 in both eyes
Depth Perception Normal Normal
Color Vision Normal Normal
Intraocular Pressure <22 mmHg >22 mmHg
A benign past medical history
All other organ systems must be normal and not compromised by the flight environment
The prospective student must be comfortable in the flight environment where first-hand appreciation of the stresses of flight will be required