TITLE

Pilots' fitness, a time for questions Peter Saundby;

AUTHOR(S)
Saundby, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan2000, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents a reader's letter, questioning fitness tests for pilots in Europe established by the Joint Aviation Authorities. History of pilot fitness tests; Reasons for testing; Risks of having one pilot instead of two; Lack of requirement for an aeromedical examiner to contact a general practitioner; How pilots do not report disqualifying illnesses; Cost of medical examinations for a commercial pilot; Response to the letter from K. Edington of the Personnel Licensing Division, Aviation House, Garwick Airport South, West Sussex.
ACCESSION #
3360290

 

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