Who's Online

We have 1602 guests online

Live Traffic Feed

Life in the Skies

'A Local Bestseller!'

What Tony says
(See here)
and Book Launch video here
 
What others say

Les Posen
(See
here)

Yvonne Lee
(See
here)

Louisa Lim & Allan Koay
(See
here)

Aireen Omar, Asran & Bo Lingam
(See
here)

38 Readers' Comments
(See here)

Get an autographed copy here

AMAZON.COM  -  To Order, please Click here 

(eBook) Kindle edition - please Click here

Latest Comment

Seeking a flying car
Malaysia has excess inexperienced (new graduates)

Cadet Pilots and Pil
Hi capt lim, all of requirement i pass but i wear

Bumps in the Air
i live in bangladesh.. and im a boy who just passe

How to unfreeze an A
Hello Sir,If let say I am having PPL licence and I

A Boeing 777 can’t f
Hi Fitted very powerful jets engines ever made ca

Does a jet aircraft
Everything is relative. What do you have as a poin

Should I enrol at th
Will there any cadet pilot programme available for

I'm deathly scared o
I have been terrified to go up in any kind of airc

Does a jet aircraft
Some of you people responding have a shoddy grasp

Cadet Pilots and Pil
Hi captain lim, I would like to ask for your opin

Paperback Version

 For Local Availability - Check Here
 
Home > Eyesight > Eyesight requirements for airline pilots
Eyesight requirements for airline pilots
Pilot Career - Eyesight
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 17:08

Lasik Surgery

Hi Captain Lim,

I appreciate your website and have been reading around the topics on becoming a pilot.

I just wanted to ask; are there any limits on eye sight in becoming a pilot?

I always thought that anything less than 20/20 vision would deter me from becoming a pilot, but I found out after some research that as long as my eye sight is correctable to 20/20, I will still be able to fulfill my dreams of being a pilot.

Therefore, I wanted to confirm, is there a limit on myopia for becoming a pilot? More specifically, I was planning to apply for the Cathay Pacific Cadet Program.

Also, is it advisable to do laser corrective surgery before applying for a piloting position?

I have 600+ myopia and possibly a slight degree of astigmatism.

Thank you for your advice and I look forward to your reply.

Regards,

Billy Fu

Hi Billy (and many others),

 Kindly read up my column on ‘Eyesight’ under ‘Pilot Career’

The answers to all your questions are all there, especially ‘What are the eyesight requirements for airline pilots?

PS. To check for any latest updates or postings, you can follow my new Twitter at @CaptKHLim


What is astigmatism?

Trackback(0)

TrackBack URI for this entry

Comments (1)

Subscribe to this comment's feed
thanks for solution
hi! capten

i am 11 years old

you gave me a solution.
the 1000 of thanks.
saraswathy d/o vellaitham , 28 Apr, 2013

Write comment

smaller | bigger

busy
 

Paperback Version

 For Local Availability - Check Here

Recommended By..


LIFE IN THE SKIES

'A Local Bestseller!'

Recommended by

Patrick Smith
Boston USA
(See
here)

Capt Meryl Getline
ex-United Airlines USA
(See
here)

Capt Doug Morris
Canadian Airlines
(See
here)

Capt  Robert J Boser
ex-United Airlines USA
(See
here)

38 Readers' Comments
(See here)

Get an autographed copy here

AMAZON.COM  -  To Order, please Click here 

(eBook) Kindle edition - please Click here

View Book Launch video here

Follow me

@CaptKHLim

Like What You Read?


If you like what you read, more stories are found in my book LIFE IN THE SKIES (Preview here) and you can purchase a copy here. To check for any latest updates or postings, you can follow my Twitter at @CaptKHLim or Facebook here

MH 370 Interviews

Click here to View

10 Most Popular Posts



Disclaimer | Privacy
2004 - 2011 © AskCaptainLim.com | Site Concept by eQuilec.com