HAPPYDAN wrote:pjcampbell wrote:What sort of color blindness would get an outright failure rather than a night time exclusion?
Yeah PJ - What they said. That "dot test" is, IMO, a bunch of baloney. The only noticeable issue I have is trying to discern magenta from blue on the sectional. And all that does is indicate presence of a control tower. I've been driving and riding M/C since 16, now 64. No violations. Never flunked a driving test. 23 years in the Army - Infantry and Signal, no problem. Right seat navigator/observer in a Kiowa, no problem. Night parachute ops, steer and assemble on light signal - no problem. Now this. Surprise! But, on a lighter note, I will pursue the S.O.D.A. with confidence. "Only quitters are losers".
Like I said earlier there must be something else going on. Color blindness should just cause a limitation to be placed on the medical that can be removed by passing one of the other approved test, and not an outright failure.