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Eating Habits During Layover Affect Flight Performance 4 pages. [PDF 26K]
Crew members can prevent or reduce inflight fatigue problems by adhering to simple guidelines for nutrition and rest.
Flying and Diving — A Unique Health Concern 6 pages. [PDF 36K]
Aviators must take special precautions to avoid the hazards of decompression sickness (DCS).
SIS — The Ultimate Realism in Simulators 4 pages. [PDF 27K]
The new breed of high-tech simulators are so realistic they have spawned a new ailment — Simulator Induced Syndrome.
Upper Respiratory Infections And the Civil Aviation Crew Member 4 pages. [PDF 23K]
Widespread, perennially recurring infections may cause health and safety hazards unless flight crews are familiar with how to deal with them.
Policy and Oversight in Fitness for Duty 4 pages. [PDF 27K]
Passengers have an extraordinary trust in the air transportation system, and the airlines, FAA and individual crew members must honor it by ensuring that flight personnel are fit to fly.
The HIV Positive Crew Member 4 pages. [PDF 25K]
A continuing question for attention is the HIV positive asymptomatic individual receiving treatment. A judgment that considers the treating drug effects and the health status in general, is required on an individual basis by the responsible authorities.