FAA Safety Team Seminar on Aeromedical Factors and Flight Safety presented by Prashanth Elangovan Chief Flight Instructor Avel Flight School


Title: Aeromedical Factors and Flight Safety
Date and Time: Saturday, November 22, 2014, at 09:00 am
Speaker: Prashanth Elangovan
Brief Description: Awareness to Aeromedical Factors is crucial to our Aeronautical Decision Making.  Knowing how our body reacts and responds to these Aeromedical Factors is vital in improving flight Safety.  Topics discussed include:

  • Sinus Blockage
  • Illness
  • Inner ear infections
  • Hypoxia
  • Alcohol
  • Hyperventilation
  • Drugs
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Stress
  • Decompression Sickness
  • Fatigue
  • Motion Sickness
  • Dehydration
  • Vision
  • Emphysema
  • Contagious Diseases


Location of Seminar: Avel Flight School, Schaumburg (06C)