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Amputees

Licensing implications: the possibility of achieving a Private Pilots Licence is usually excellent, in many cases without restriction.

Some amputees may have difficulty in operating toe brakes. If this is the only type of braking system to the aircraft, then below knee amputees can operate these types of braking systems after some time spent practising taxying. Otherwise there should be no particular difficulty.

Arm or hand amputation implications vary with the degree of disability, and the sophistication of prostheses.