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 Aero Medical Center                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Civil Aviation Medical Center is the designated facility, located at Mezzanine floor of the CAA building which is functioning for the purpose of certification of personnel for their Physical & mental fitness to exercise the privileges of the Licenses issued. Facility is open from 8.30 am to 4.15.pm on all working days and is staffed by a qualified Nurse for the convenience of the Aviators who require certification of medical Fitness.

Routine Medical Examinations for all categories of Student Pilots, Private Pilots, and Professional Pilots and for Air Traffic Controllers are held on Monday to Friday of the week from 10.00am – 12.30pm, by the special panel of Medical Examiners of the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka.

Medical Assessor

Air Vice Marshal (Rtd) Dr. N.H. Gunaratne
MBBS (Sri Lanka)
Diploma in Aviation Medicine (D.Av.Med, Royal College of Physicians, UK)
Course in Aviation Medicine (Bangalore, India)
Diploma in family Medicine (Col)

CAASL is obtaining the services of Dr. Herat Gunaratne as the designated Medical Assessor holding responsibilities as stipulated in ASN 54 para 4.8 who is also responsible for the conducting of Medical Board s for the assessment of medical conditions of License holders, under Para 4.9 of ASN 54.

Senior Civil Aviation Inspector - Aviation Medicine

Dr. I.B.J. Dias
MD (Russia), ACCAM (Monash University, Australia)
Diploma in Health Resource Management (Defence Institute for Medical Operations, USA) 

The Panel of the Medical Examiners at present (Last Updated 1st January 2014)

  1. Air Commodore (Rtd) Dr. Y.K. Ratnayake
    MBBS (Ceylon)
    Diploma in Aviation Medicine (London)
    Diploma in Family Medicine (Colombo)
    Diploma in Child Health (Colombo)

  2. Dr. Mrs. Anomi Jayasinghe
    MBBS (Sri Lanka)
    Certificate of Aviation Medicine, Melbourne, Australia

  3. Dr. C M Asela Anthony
    MBBS (Colombo)
    MRCGP (Int)
    Diploma in Aviation Medicine (Pakistan)
    Diploma in Family Medicine
    Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

  4. Dr. Kanishka Weerasena
    MBBS (Karachi University)
    Certificate in Aviation Medicine (Singapore Aviation Academy)

  5. Dr. Bimal Dias
    MD (Russia),
    Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM)
    Diploma in Health Resource Management (Defence Institute for Medical Operations, USA)

How to obtain a Medical Certificate

Medical Examinations are held on advance booking & appointments shall be obtained from Aeromedical Center, CAA (Mr Shantha 011-2358938) during office hours for Initial & Renewal medicals for Licences. The applicants will have to give at least two days' notice for an appointment medical examination, and liaise with the Aeromedical Center, CAA and the stipulated fee will have to be paid to the Accounts brance of the CAASL and the receipt is to be produced to the Nurse for the appointment on the desired day. Then the medical examination form (FORM CAA/PL/01) is issued which form is duly filled by the aplicant and meets the Nurse for the preliminary check and then the medical form and the personnel medical file will be forwarded to the Medical Officer for the final assessment.

Refer Pamphlet:

Those who are found to be not meeting the identified medical standards for a particular Class of a Medical Examination, due to physical, mental, biological and functional deficiencies will be referred to Consultants of various specialties and their opinion shall be obtained. Subsequently they will be tried on a Medical Board by the panel of medical Examiners headed by the CAASL Medical Assessor and the decision will be taken on the best judgment giving due consideration to safety of traveling public.

Time Table for consultancy of the Aero medical Centre

Every Week

Monday 1000hrs – 1200 Hrs
Tuesday 1000hrs – 1200 Hrs
Wednesday 1000hrs – 1200 Hrs
Thursday 1000hrs – 1200 Hrs
Friday 1000hrs – 1200 Hrs

Medical Checks

Initial Class I - Medical Checks Initial Class I - Medical Checks (Over 60)
  1. Urine FR
  2. Full Blood Count
  3. TSH
  4. Fasting Blood Sugar
  5. 05 Lipid profile
  6. Blood Group & RH factor
  7. VDRL
  8. ECG & Reporting
  9. ECHO cardiogram
  10. Chest X-ray & Reporting
  11. Audiogram
  12. Ophthalmology
  1. Urine FR
  2. Full Blood Count
  3. TSH
  4. Fasting Blood Sugar
  5. Liver profile
  6. Lipid profile
  7. Blood Group & RH factor
  8. VDRL
  9. ECG & Reporting
  10. ECHO cardiogram
  11. Exercise ECG
  12. Lung function test
  13. Chest X-ray & Reporting
  14. Renal profile
  15. Audiometry PTA with masking & Tympanometry
  16. Ophthalmology with Visual field Assessment & Binocular Function
 
Class I - Screening Checks (Over 60)
  1. Urine FR
  2. Full Blood Count
  3. Fasting Blood Sugar
  4. SGPT & Gamma GT
  5. Lipid profile
  6. ECG & Reporting
  7. ECHO cardiogram
  8. Exercise ECG
  9. Audiometry PTA with masking & Tympanometry
  10. Ophthalmology with Visual field Assessment & Binocular Function

Renewal Medical Tests      Class - I

  Medical Tests Under 40 age Over 40 age Over 50 age Over 60 age
01 UFR Every 1 year Every 1 year Every 1 year Every 6 month
02 Fasting Blood Sugar - Every 1 year Every 1 year Every 6 month
03 Lipid Profile - Every 1 year Every 1 year Every 6 month
04 ECG Every 2 year Every 1 year Every 1 year Every 6 month
05 Chest X-ray Every 5 year Every 5 year Every 5 year Every 5 year
06 Audiogram Every 5 year Every 2 year Every 2 year Every 1 year
07 Ophthalmology - At 40 years At 50 years Every 6 month
08 Stress Echocardiogram - At 40 years - Every 1 year

Initial Class II - Medical Checks
  • Urine FR
  • Full Blood Count
  • TSH
  • Fasting Blood Sugar
  • Blood Group & RH factor
  • ECG & Reporting
  • Chest X-ray & Reporting
  • Audiogram

Renewal Medical Tests     Class - II

  Medical Tests Under 40 age Over 40 age Over 50 age Over 60 age
01 UFR Every 5 year Every 2 year Every 1 year Every 6 month
02 Fasting Blood Sugar - Every 2 year Every 1 year Every 6 month
03 ECG - - Every 2 year Every 2 year
04 Chest X-ray Every 5 year Every 5 year Every 5 year Every 5 year
05 Audiogram - - Every 2 year Every 2 year
06 ECHO Cardiogram - - - Every 6 month
07 Ophthalmology - - - Every 6 month

Initial Class III - Medical Checks
  • Urine FR
  • Full Blood Count
  • TSH
  • Fasting Blood Sugar
  • Blood Group & RH factor
  • ECG & Reporting
  • Chest X-ray & Reporting
  • Audiogram
  • Ophthalmology

Renewal Medical Tests      Class - III

  Medical Tests Under 40 age Over 40 age Over 50 age Over 60 age
01 UFR Every 4 year Every 2 year Every 1 year Every 6 month
02 Fasting Blood Sugar - Every 2 year Every 1 year Every 6 month
03 ECG - - Every 2 year Every 2 year
04 Chest X-ray Every 5 year Every 5 year Every 5 year Every 5 year
05 Audiogram Every 4 year Every 2 year Every 2 year Every 2 year
06 ECHO Cardiogram - - - Every 1 year
07 Ophthalmology - - At 50 years Every 6 month
08 Stress Echocardiogram - -   Every 1 year

Government Notice

 Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

National Civil Aviation Policy (Draft)

The Airspace over Sri Lanka is a public asset which has enormous potential to contribute for its socio-economic development. With clear, consistent and farsighted policies in place, the country’s airspace can be made busier and more productive with numerous activities that would demand a variety of ground support, services and resources triggering the country’s growth engine to spin faster producing wider socio-economic benefits. It is with above the objective in mind, that the National Policy for Civil Aviation has been drafted at the instruction of the Hon. Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation and under the guidance of the Hon. Prime Minister’s office, in close coordination and consultation with a representative group of all key stakeholders involved in aviation, setting out the overall objectives of the Government for civil aviation and the high-level policies that should be used to achieve those primary objectives on midterm and long term basis.

One of the main objectives of the proposed National Civil Aviation Policy is to improve the air connectivity enhancing the accessibility to any part of the country from any corner of the world so that Sri Lankan community may enter and compete successfully in the globalized air transport market for economic growth opportunities. Accordingly, the draft civil aviation policy framework proposes opening up of Sri Lanka’s skies to the rest of the world for international commercial traffic on the basis of reciprocity aiming at enhanced connectivity and accessibility. Also the draft National Policy encourages private sector to invest in the development of aviation infrastructure including construction, operation and maintenance of civil airports. It also proposes permitting local private airlines that satisfy the applicable international safety and security requirements to operate international commercial scheduled passenger flights in competition with foreign carriers aiming at securing and consolidating the country’s share international air transport market.

The draft National Civil Aviation Policy document deals with a variety of subjects in greater detail. 

  •    International Air Transportation
  •    Custom Duties
  •    Taxation applicable to International Airlines           
  •    Domestic Air Services
  •    Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Organizations (MRO)
  •    General Aviation
  •    Stakeholder Participation in Aviation Development
  •    Designation of Airspace for Special Use
  •    Off-shore operations
  •    Airport Infrastructure
  •    Airport Master Plans
  •    Air Cargo Transshipment
  •    Land Use Planning
  •    Air Space Management
  •    State Aviation Safety Programme (SASP)
  •    Aviation Security
  •    Civil-Military Coordination
  •    Facilitation at Airports
  •    Human Resources Development
  •    Public Private Participation and Investment Promotion
  •    Consumer Protection
  •    Regulation of air cargo industry
  •    Access for Persons with Reduced Mobility and Special Needs
  •    Multi-Modal Transportation
  •    Environmental Safeguards
  •    International Conventions

The complete draft of the National Civil Aviation Policy paper can be downloaded from the Official website of the Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka at http://www.caa.lk/images/stories/Policy/NCAP_SL_DEC_2016-E-Final.pdf - (Pl click here for SINHALA or TAMIL version). Members of the public who are interested in contributing to the refinement of the objectives, principles and idea in the draft National Civil Aviation Policy document are kindly advised to submit their views, comments or suggestions to the following address either in writing or by e-mail on or before 30th April 2017.

Director General of Civil Aviation and Chief Executive Officer
Civil Aviation Authority of Sri Lanka
No.4, Hunupitiya Road,
Colombo 02.
Email : dnacp@caa.lk 

 

Nihal Somaweera

Secretary,

Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation

Sethsiripaya Stage II

Battaramulla

31.03.2017

 

 

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