Submitting Campus

Prescott

Department

Department of Applied Aviation Sciences

Document Type

Poster

Publication/Presentation Date

3-31-2017

Abstract/Description

The problem this study addresses is the uncertainty of the common circumstances that general aviation pilots find themselves in that create a hypoxic state, as well as whether or not that pilot reported the occurrence to the proper establishments. The results of this study showed not only those that were impacted the greatest by hypoxia, but also a caring concern for reporting these events. The key elements for this research were:

• Level of flying experience that encountered hypoxia

• Reporting statistics

• Reasons for not reporting the event

• Suggestions for bettering flight physiology training

Location

Prescott, AZ

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