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Wanna
11-18-2017, 04:45 PM
So, today I actually met a medical examiner and told him about my back and knee surgeries and he said it should be no problem to get my first class medical since the issues are done and I'm not taking any medications. I meant to ask them, about my metal in my body and I forgot, so here goes once I'm a pilot and I'm going through the medal detectors daily will I have an issue getting through easily with metal in my back and my knee? I have a card stating I have medal in my back, just wanting to hear from current pilots. Thank you!


Pokeysrider
11-18-2017, 05:35 PM
Iíve got more metal in my back than 99.99% of the non-flying (and flying!) population, Iíll wager.
Short answer: no
Longer answer: nope
Good luck, PM me if you have questions.
Gumby
So, today I actually met a medical examiner and told him about my back and knee surgeries and he said it should be no problem to get my first class medical since the issues are done and I'm not taking any medications. I meant to ask them, about my metal in my body and I forgot, so here goes once I'm a pilot and I'm going through the medal detectors daily will I have an issue getting through easily with metal in my back and my knee? I have a card stating I have medal in my back, just wanting to hear from current pilots. Thank you!

Packrat
11-19-2017, 07:43 AM
I'm going through the medal detectors daily will I have an issue getting through easily with metal in my back and my knee? I have a card stating I have medal in my back, just wanting to hear from current pilots. Thank you!

I have a Navy Achievement Medal and the TSA hasn't discovered it even one time.


galaxy flyer
11-27-2017, 01:57 PM
Iíve got rods in my back and no issues with the FAA. The funny thing is, when TSA stood up, I was forever tripping the sensors. Being on military orders and telling them I had implants seems to have satisfied them. I donít have a doctorís card certifying the implants. After a couple of years, never tripped the detector again.

Very funny Packrat!. My metal and medal were awarded by Mr. Martin and Mr. Baker.

GF

SonicFlyer
11-28-2017, 02:08 PM
I have a Navy Achievement Medal and the TSA hasn't discovered it even one time.



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