Army Air Core - Piot - Sight Requirements

Discussion in 'Aviation' started by fowler36, Apr 21, 2009.

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  1. Hi Everyone,

    I didn't really know where to put this, so I decided to stick in this part of the forum.

    I had an eye test today, got my results i just wanted to know if i can be a pilot with the results that i have got from the opticians. :?


    -0.25 -0.50 135


    Plano -0.75 60

    Not sure if any of you guys could help on this but, nothing ventured nothing gained I suppose.

    Any information you can offer would be greatly appreciated

    Cheers Steve
  2. Corps - not core
  3. Get this over onto the Aviation Forum mate.... :wink:
  4. Don't listen to him Fowler, he's not even a real Prince.
  5. Forastero

    Forastero LE Moderator

  6. You're like a one trick pony
  7. i think army air core sounds better anyway :D
  8. Great...thanks. :roll:
  9. And you sir, are a charlatan.
  10. Forastero

    Forastero LE Moderator

    Pleasure! :twisted:
  11. and you are a tit
  12. Any chance you can keep moving it to the Hole? It appears to have attracted Arrses version of the 'Chuckle Brothers'.....
  13. In addition to the normal medical entry standards of the army, applicants for aircrew training have to meet at least the following criteria:

    Visual acuity without spectacles 6/12
    Visual acuity with spectacles 6/6
    Lens power -0.75 to +1.75 dioptres
    Astigmatism max of 0.75 dioptres
    Colour perception Ishihara test pass

    (Laser eye surgery is not currently accepted)


    Minimum 60.4 kg (9st 5lbs)
    maximum 96 kg (15st 1lb)


    Minimum 163 cm (5' 4")
    Maximum 193 cm (6' 4")

    (In some circumstances, for applicants near these limits a cockpit check will determine their suitability for training.)
  14. Ord_Sgt

    Ord_Sgt RIP

    Chapter and verse.

    I understood civvi ATPL accepted laser surgery these days, after a 'cure period'. Do the military still reject it?

    I thought it badly reduces night acuity, makes it a bit like looking through a rainy windscreen for those that don't know, although I was told the problem reduces over time.
  15. Still not accepted on application. I think its more of a case that the mil is always a bit slow to catch up. When laser eye surgery first came out, it was rather unpredictable and was done to varying stadards with varying success. I would guess the techniques have advanced very much today.