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PPL #16- Physiology and PDM
August 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Physiology & PDM
During this session we will discuss medical factors affecting pilots such as; hypoxia, carbon monoxide poisoning, hyperventilation, decompression sickness, sensory illusions, alcohol, drugs, blood donation, fatigue, pregnancy, nutrition, stress and physical fitness. Also this class analyzes the pilot decision making process and other related issues such as pilot attitude, the “DECIDE” process, human factors, and air safety.
Reference: From the Ground Up: pages 309 – 323 and AIM AIR section