I just had a colour blind test done and was told I have Colour deficient Red - Green.
The eye doctor couldn't answer whether I could or could not be a Commercial Pilot so he sent me to in his opinion an Optometrist thats really good and could answer this question.
I went to this appointment and the Optometrist who is not a aviation Medical Doctor, said straight out that sure I could be a Commercial Pilot.
3 years ago after high school I was told by a eye doctor that I could not be a Commercial Pilot because of my condition and it shatered my dream of flying as a Commercial Pilot and now out of the Blue this one Doctor puts hope into my head.
This has turned everything upside down in my world and I'm so confused. I haven't started any flight training and I know it a lot of time money and sacrifice to get to commercial status.
Can anyone offer any advice as in who should I be talking to to help me make this life decision before I waist multiple years beating a dead horse to find out I can't at the end.
Contact Commercial Airlines and who?
What kind of medical examiners?
You can still get a commercial license with a restriction to Day VFR, if you are unable to pass any tests. There are plenty of jobs out there and many you can make a career out of -- being day VFR only. Some careers of honourable mention being float flying and aerial application.
There are a ton of threads on this. You are not the only one out there using D-15 testing, or proceeding with a restricted medical.
Ref: https://www.google.ca/?ion=1&espv=2#q=c ... a&safe=off
Thx for the tip on other flying careers. It takes a bit of a load off my shoulders.
If anyone else has any adivice , experiences or any feedback I welcome it very much thank you.
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The relevant entry in the CAME handbook
http://www.tc.gc.ca/publications/EN/TP1 ... 13312E.pdf
If applicant fails pseudoisochromatic plate test, he will be given restricted medical certificate (Daylight only, 2 way radio required at controlled airports). Those who fail plate test may try a colour lantern test or Farnsworth D-15.
http://www.color-blindness.com/2009/03/ ... ness-test/
If you can you ain't color blind.