CURRENT AEROMEDICAL CONCERNS IN OPERATIONAL AIRCRAFT
IAMFSP-2001: RENO, NEVADA

 CHAIR Malcolm BRAITHWAITE IAMFSP, President
CO-CHAIR Kris BELLAND, NSAWC/TOPGUN

 

FIRST SESSION
09 MAY 01
WEDNESDAY 1030-1200

1. SURGEON GENERAL SERVICE AEROMEDICAL OPERATIONAL AND MEDICAL STANDARDS UPDATE:
USAF COL Tom Travis, USN CAPT Charlie Barker BUMED

2. TSAS... FLYING WITH "THAT LOVIN' FEELING" (Apologies to "Top Gun"...specifically to Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Phil Spector, and the Righteous Brothers.)
James C. Baker, MD Captain, U.S. Navy Medical Corps (Ret.) Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Angus Rupert, MD Captain, U.S. Navy Medical Corps, Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory

3. EARLY EXPERIENCE OF AN UNDERWATER ESCAPE TRAINER FOR APACHE HELICOPTER AIRCREW.
MG Braithwaite, Headquarters Director Army Aviation, Middle Wallop, Hampshire, UK. and DC Senior, NUTEC Centre for Safety Limited, Billingham, Teeside. UK

4/5. COCKPIT/BODY SIZE ACCOMMODATION AND POSSIBLE CHANGES TO AFI 48-123.
Gregory F. Zehner, Ph.D., Jeffrey A. Hudson, Ph.D. (two sessions 30 minutes)

6. USN / USMC EXPERIENCE IN ANTHRO / AIRCRAFT COMPATABILITY ISSUES DURINGTHE FLIGHT TRAINING PIPELINE:
Heather Tucker USN Anthro Specialist.

SECOND SESSION
1400-1530

7. EVALUATION OF T-6 TEXAN II COCKPIT ENVIRONMENT AND AIRCREW THERMAL STRESS.
N. Baumgartner, P. D. Lowry, M. L. Mandichak, P. B. Mapes, B. A. Wright and S. H. Constable.

8. IS THERE SUCH A THING AS PERIPHERAL VISUAL AWARENESS, AND CAN IT BE RELATED TO SITUATION AWARENESS, AND ACCIDENT DATABASE SURVEYS?
CAPT Dwight Holland (USAFR) NAVAL AIR TEST CENTER.

9. MAN-PORTABLE LASER THREATS TO FLIGHT OPERATIONS: BATTLEFIELD LASER RESEARCH TESTS
S. Biggerstaff & N. Barsalou, Naval Health Research Center Detachment, Brooks AFB

10. LASER EYE PROTECTION: SURVEY RESULTS FROM USAF AIRCREW USING LASER EYE PROTECTION WHILE COMPLETING TRAINING MISSIONS. ARMED FORCES RESEARCH LABORATORIES LASER EYE PROTECTION FIELD-WORK FOR DIELECTRIC STACK TECHNOLOGY.
William Ercoline LT COL USAF, Carita DeVilbiss AerospaceHuman Factors Researcher Brooks Air Force Base.

11. COMMERCIAL INTEGERATION OF NVD'S.
J.C. Antonio*. Naval Air Warfare
Center/Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, MD 20670

THIRD SESSION
1600-1730

12. IAF ACES-LIFE: FATIGUE-RELATED LIFESTYLE HEALTH RISK AND NEEDS
ASSESSMENT OF ISRAELI AIR FORCE AVIATORS.
E. Rosenberg IAF Safety and Inspection Directorate, Tel-Aviv, Israel , Y. Caine, Herzog Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

13. HUMAN FACTORS CONSIDERATIONS IN THE X-31 AIRCRAFT.
(Panel: Current Aeromedical Concerns in Operational Military Aircraft)
J.C. Antonio*. Naval Air Warfare Center/Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, MD 20670

14. NAVAL TEST PILOT SCHOOL SHORTFALLS IN IN-FLIGHT CREW STATION ASSESSMENT; METHODS FOR DEVELOPMENTAL FLIGHT TESTING.
James G. Casler, Veridian Engineering

15. AEROMEDICAL ISSUES AT THE U.S. AIR FORCE FLIGHT STANDARDS AGENCY.
Lt Col Kevin J. O'Toole, D.O., MPH, Maj Wesley A. Olson, PhD

16. USN NAVAL AVIATION TREND ANALYSIS.
LT Dave Weber MC USN (NA/FS) RAM

 

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