Getting your pilot’s licence? You’ll need a pilot medical.

Dr David Payne is an Aviation Medical Examiner for many countries in the Pacific Region

The Civil Aviation Authority requires pilots in New Zealand to have a medical performed by a CAA designated Medical Examiner. Dr David Payne is a qualified CAA Medical Examiner and can provide examinations and issue certificates for all three pilot and air traffic control licenses.

Dr David Payne is an Aviation Medical Examiner for many countries in the Pacific Region

  • CAA New Zealand
  • CASA Australia
  • CASA Papua New Guinea
  • FAA (USA)
  • CAA Fiji
  • Transport Canada Civil Aviation Medical Examiner

If you need more information on pilot medicals and certificate applications, please visit the Civil Aviation Website.

If you have any questions regarding medicals please email

How long does a pilot medical take?

Allow 30 minutes for a medical but a first issue can take longer. If you need any other tests then I may need some additional time, but I’ll let you know how long I need when you book.

What to bring to your examination

Please bring the following documents and information to your medical:

Costs

The cost for the first country/medical is $500.

For each subsequent country/medical = $300 for each additional country

ECG – $100

Spirometry $100

Audiometry – $100