Basic Flight Physiology

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9780070522237: Basic Flight Physiology

This book shows you how your mind and body can be impaired in flight to undermine safety. It is now updated with the latest research and case studies. An understanding of flight physiology is crucial to aviation safety. Although strides have been made in understanding the human factor, 70 per cent of flight accidents remain linked to pilot error. Now updated and expanded, this definitive text on the mind and body in the flying environment will benefit everyone who flies, particularly civilian pilots. You'll get eye-opening, potentially accident-preventing information on how to anticipate and compensate for the physiological effects unique to flying that can erode performance.Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest research and data, this essential text includes new chapters on the effects of automation on crew resource management (CRM), emphasizing the crucial importance of situational awareness. Other topics include: fatigue; dehydration; extreme temperatures; vibration and hearing; spatial disorientation; hypoxia; stress; vertigo and motion sickness; visual illusions and misperceptions; tolerance to G forces; jet lag; and, health maintenance...the effects of over-the-counter medications, caffeine, alcohol and drugs, and more.

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A startling 70% of flight accidents are linked to pilot error, making human factor the subject of intense scrutiny. The definitive text on the interaction of mind and body with the flying environment, this essential second edition is updated and expanded with the latest research and case studies of actual accidents/incidents. New or expanded chapters are included on situational awareness, human factors of automation, CRM, and more. Other topics include atmosphere, altitude physiology, vision, hearing and vibration, disorientation, environmental stresses, and jet lag and fatigue. A separate Instructor's Disk containing practical exercises, course objectives, and test and review questions is available exclusively to academic instructors ordering classroom quantities. Richard O. Reinhart, M.D. (Minneapolis, Minnesota) is an FAA senior aviation medical examiner. A pilot and author, he is also a contributing editor to Business & Commercial Aviation.

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How your mind and body can be impaired in flight to undermine safety--now updated with the latest research and case studies An understanding of flight physiology is crucial to aviation safety. Although strides have been made in understanding the human factor, 70% of flight accidents remain linked to pilot error. Now updated and expanded, this definitive text on the mind and body in the flying environment will benefit everyone who flies, particulary civilian pilots. You'll get eye-opening, potentially accident-preventing information on how to anticipate and compensate for the physiological effects unique to flying that can erode performance. Thoroughly revised to reflect the latest research and data, this essential text includes new chapters on the effects of automation on crew resource management (CRM), emphasizing the crucial importance of situational awareness. Other topics include: Fatigue; Dehydration; Extreme temperatures; Vibration and hearing; Spatial disorientation; Hypoxia; Stress; Vertigo and motion sickness; Visual illusions and misperceptions; Tolerance to G forces; Jet lag; Health maintenance. . .the effects of over-the-counter medications, caffeine, alcohol and drugs, and more.

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