ERIC Number: ED200433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-May
Reference Count: N/A
Medical Handbook for Pilots.
Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
This handbook provides information on an airline pilot's physical and mental status and related medical factors which may affect his/her performance. Contents include information on the physical examination for pilots, the flyer's environment, hypoxia, hyperventilation, gas in the body, the ears, alcohol, drugs and flying, carbon monoxide, vision, night flight, cockpit lighting, disorientation, motion sickness, fatigue, noise, age, and some psychological aspects of flying. (CS)
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Aircraft Pilots, Environmental Influences, Government Publications, Higher Education, Mental Health, Military Air Facilities, Physical Health, Physiology, Resource Materials, Safety, Safety Education, Science Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 (Stock No. 050-007-00254-9; $2.75).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Aviation Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.