Sec. 183.21 - Aviation Medical Examiners.

An Aviation Medical Examiner may --

(a) Accept applications for physical examinations necessary for issuing medical certificates under part 67 of this chapter;

(b) Under the general supervision of the Federal Air Surgeon or the appropriate senior regional flight surgeon, conduct those physical examinations;

(c) Issue or deny medical certificates in accordance with part 67 of this chapter, subject to reconsideration by the Federal Air Surgeon or his authorized representatives within the FAA;

(d) Issue student pilot certificates as specified in 61.85 of this chapter; and

(e) As requested, participate in investigating aircraft accidents. (Secs. 601 and 602, 72 Stat. 752, 49 U.S.C. 1421-1422)

[Doc. No. 1151, 27 FR 4951, May 26, 1962, as amended by Amdt. 183-2, 32 FR 46, Jan. 5, 1967; Amdt. 183-5, 38 FR 12203, May 10, 1973]