BASIC FLIGHT PHYSIOLOGY.
- The Third Edition of Basic Flight Physiology has been completely updated and expanded with information on THAT WILL REDUCE PILOT IMPAIRMENT IN FLIGHT. This definitive guide to PHYSIOLOGICAL human factors in the flying environment provides a wealth of preventive measures pilots can take to anticipate and compensate for HUMAN FACTORS that cause 70% of all aviation accidents.
Packed with over 100 INFORMATIVE illustrations, this resource contains UNDERSTANDABLE coverage of THE MANY PHYSIOLOGICAL FACTORS THAT AFFECT PILOT PERFORMANCE PLUS crew resource management, in-flight medical emergencies, health maintenance programs, and more. The Third Edition of Basic Flight Physiology features:
Methods for dealing with vertigo and DISORIENTATION
Critical information on tolerance to FATIGUE
Techniques for handling self-imposed and environmental stresses
Guidance on the effects of caffeine, alcohol, and OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS