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I'm just looking for some information regarding Colour Vision testing options with the IAA and failure of the Ishihara Plates. I've done these test plates for previous employment medicals but I haven't attempted doing a Class 1 or Class 2 IAA Medical.
My question really is, What are my alternative options of pursuing an unrestricted license if I do fail the Ishihara Plates?
note: I haven't attempted a medical with an AME.
All help appreciated,
Welcome to the forum! The rules are made by EASA now and the full EASA rules for medicals are found in EASA Part-MED. See HERE and HERE.
From the AMC it says;
AMC1 MED B.075 Colour vision
(a) At revalidation, colour vision should be tested on clinical indication.
(b) The Ishihara test (24 plate version) is considered passed if the first 15 plates, presented
in a random order, are identified without error.
(c) Those failing the Ishihara test should be examined either by:
(1) anomaloscopy (Nagel or equivalent). This test is considered passed if the colour
match is trichromatic and the matching range is 4 scale units or less; or by
(2) lantern testing with a Spectrolux, Beynes or Holmes-Wright lantern. This test is
considered passed if the applicant passes without error a test with accepted
Hope this helps.
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Do you know of anywhere in the Dublin area where I could get a trial test done in either the anomaloscopy or the lantern test? instead of spending big money on a class 1 medical and being given a restriction
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