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RXO limitation

Old 4th Jan 2014, 10:25
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Unhappy RXO limitation

Hello everyone. I am new in the forum...
I am 20 years-old pilot CPL (EASA). I live in Madrid (Spain).
Probably in my next medical exam I will get a RXO limitation... as I have more than 3 dioptries of astigmatism.

I wanna ask you if that limitation (as is not an operational limitation... only a medical limitation that says I have to make a full ophthalmological exam each 2 years) is a problem to apply to airlines (or if a pilot with that limitation is unlikely to get selected).

Thanks.
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Old 5th Jan 2014, 11:43
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I want to ask you if that limitation (as is not an operational limitation... only a medical limitation that says I have to make a full ophthalmological exam each 2 years) is a problem to apply to airlines (or if a pilot with that limitation is unlikely to get selected).
Very interesting ! Must admit that after 27 years in this business I had never even heard of the RXO limitation until today ! It does not appear to be used, at least in the UK. This CAA document (from 5 years ago) mentions it, but says it's "superfluous" and that the UK will not be applying it ! (page 7 of 7).

http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/1859/20080...GuidanceV6.pdf

Since then, of course, we have moved from JAR to EASA, but I still don't think this has any useful place in modern aeromedical certification.
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Old 21st Apr 2022, 17:38
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Re-awakening this thread since I have the same concern. The RXO limitation was placed on my medical when I did a reval outside of the UK. Has anyone experienced any issues with the RXO limitations with respect to employment opportunities?
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