Dr Carl Rubis heads our Aviation Medicine hub. His vast aviation experience and presence in the local aviation community allows us to offer a complete service for pilots by a pilot.

About Dr Rubis

Carl holds a Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine and is a qualified Designated Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME) for the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). Carl is also a full member of the Australasian Society of Aerospace Medicine. Carl holds a private pilots licence. Visit the Our Team page to read Carl's full profile. 


Our Aviation Medical services include

  • Private Aviation Medical examinations
  • Class 1 Commercial Aviation Medical examinations
  • Class 2 Aviation Medical Certificates 
  • ECG, audiogram and spirometry services onsite
  • Instant Drug and Alcohol Screening


How often is the Class 1 Commercial Aviation Medical examination?

Every 12 months (or every 6 months after the age of 60 if ATPL).


How often is the Private (non commercial) Aviation Medical examination?

Every 4 years if you’re under the age of 40 and every 2 years once over 40.


How soon before my certificate expires should I have my medical done?

Ideally 2-4 weeks before your current certificate expires is the best time to see Dr Rubis.


Before your appointment

Applicants are required to complete CASA’s online medical questionnaire on the medical records system MRS2 prior to attending. Please click here to complete your application.

During your appointment Dr Rubis will log on to review your responses, complete the medical and submit your medical to CASA.

A copy of your medical certificate will be emailed to you.


What to bring to your appointment

  • Photo identification if new patient
  • Recent test results and specialist letters
  • If worn, your corrective glasses or contact lenses including spare (back up) glasses.


Aviation Medicine is a big part of our Practice. For further information and to secure your appointment, please call (07) 5552 1888.