Accession Number : ADA542514


Title :   Hypoxia and Flight Performance of Military Instructor Pilots in a Flight Simulator


Descriptive Note : Journal article


Corporate Author : ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER AL


Personal Author(s) : Temme, Leonard A. ; Still, David L. ; Acromite, Michael T.


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/get-tr-doc/pdf?AD=ADA542514


Report Date : JUL 2010


Pagination or Media Count : 7


Abstract : Military aircrew and other operational personnel frequently perform their duties at altitudes posing a significant hypoxia risk, often with limited access to supplemental oxygen. Despite the significant risk hypoxia poses, there are few studies relating it to primary flight performance, which is the purpose of the present study, Methods.


Descriptors :   *PERFORMANCE(HUMAN) , *FLIGHT SIMULATORS , *PILOTS , *HYPOXIA , REPRINTS , MEASUREMENT , MILITARY PERSONNEL , AIRCRAFT , RISK , SKILLS , FLIGHT CREWS , TARGETS , OXYGEN , FLIGHT , PRECISION , ILLNESS , INFLIGHT , AIRSPEED , INSTRUCTORS , MEAN , RESPIRATION , DRAG , ALTITUDE , SEA LEVEL , SIMULATION , CONTROL , PARTIAL PRESSURE , TEST AND EVALUATION , VELOCITY


Subject Categories : MEDICINE AND MEDICAL RESEARCH


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE