Accession Number:

ADP013856

Title:

Pilot Disorientation, Sensorial Response Measured by Dynamic Posturography in SPAF Pilots

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CIMA MADRDI (SPAIN)

Report Date:

2003-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

Spatial disorientation SD is a real risk and one of the main causes of aircraft mishaps. Recent studies about accidents in military aviation 1,2,3,4,5 have calculated that approximately in 32 of the most serious accidents, SD is involved. Not in vain, practically the entirety of the pilots have experienced phenomenons of this type at during their flying career.

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE