Main tasks

The aeromedical examination determines the fitness of aviation personnel to perform safety their professional duties. It has a major importance as contributes to flight safety, at the same time helps to preserve pilots` health for their flying carrier."

Elena CATAMAN - Head of Aeromedical Section

The Aeromedical Section is Responsible for:

  • Setting and implementing medical standards for flight personnel and air traffic controllers;
  • Controlling the medical certification of flight crew and air traffic controllers; participation in problematic medical certification and appeal cases;
  • Designating aviation medical examiners;
  • Keeping constant communication with the medical departments of other civil aviation authorities, collaborating with EASA Rulemaking and Standardisation Directorates and with other international organizations in the field of Aviation Medicine;
  • Determining and monitoring the training in aviation medicine;
  • Determining and overseeing the first aid on board of aircraft and at airport medical services with regards to air passengers health;
  • Collaborating with different departments of Ministry of Health in respect with national medical and sanitary standards;
  • Other attributions.

For any queries, please find here below the contact person:

Elena Cataman, Head of Aeromedical Section
Tel: +373 22 52 64 36
Fax: +373 22 52 91 18
E-mail: cataman@caa.gov.md

Aeromedical Section takes part in elaboration of the standards related to the medical aspects of civil aviation of the Republic of Moldova. One of the main responsibilities of our CAA in the field of aviation medicine is the medical certification of all pilots, engineers, navigators, air traffic controllers and cabin crewmembers, performed in strict compliance with the international and national requirements.

Medical certification of professional pilots, navigators and flight engineers is performed in accordance with Class 1 medical requirements of JAR-FCL 3.

Medical certification for private pilots, glider pilots, free balloon pilots and flight operators is performed in accordance with Class 2 medical requirements JAR-FCL 3.

Medical certification for air traffic controllers and cabin crew is performed in accordance with Class 3 medical requirements that are based on EUROCONTROL standards and are given in RAC-APL 3 Ch. 6.

JAA medical requirements for Class 1 and Class 2 are described in JAR-FCL 3, for class 3 are described in RAC-LPA 3, Chapter 6.

The list of AMEs of the Republic of Moldova, with contact details can be found here:

AME(s) in Republic of Moldova

Medical Center of Civil Aviation
Dr. Sicanova Larisa AME, Director
Dacia 60/2,
Chişinău, Moldova
Tel.: + 37322 52 97 97
Fax: +373 22 62 54 40
email:medcenter@cae.mldnet.com

Medical Center of Civil Aviation
Dr. Carateeva Olga, AME
Dacia 60/2,
Chişinău, Moldova
Tel.: + 37322 52 97 97
Fax: +373 22 62 54 40
email:>medcenter@cae.mldnet.com

Medical Center of Civil Aviation
Dr. Netrebciuc Natalia, AME,
Dacia 60/2,
Chişinău, Moldova
Tel.: + 37322 52 54 48
Fax: +373 22 62 54 40
email:medcenter@cae.mldnet.com

Overseas AME(s) for the Republic of Moldova

Dr. Firdos Medora, Medora Clinic and Surgery
115 Upper Paya Lebar Road
Singapore
534833
Tel: +65 6288 0035
Fax: +65 6288 0035
email: firdosmedora@hotmail.com