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New Addition To NASA Aeronautics Book Series - Breaking the Mishap Chain
2012-05-13 04:55:13

The latest offering in the NASA Aeronautics Book Series, "Breaking the Mishap Chain," will debut at the 83rd annual Aerospace Medical Association conference May 13 -17, 2012, at the Atlanta Hilton, Atlanta, Ga. The three authors -- Peter Merlin, Gregg Bendrick and Dwight Holland -- will be available to discuss the book and autograph copies. The book details human factors lessons learned from aerospace accidents and incidents in research, flight test and development. It includes a number of...

2011-08-22 07:00:00

Recent research by the FAA concludes that commercial pilots should be seriously concerned about the effects of diabetes, hypertension and coronary health on their ability to fly safely. Responding to the research, Maderia Beach, Florida-based Core Fitness Solution has started a residential fitness program focused on helping pilots adopt healthy lifestyles that will help them pass their flight physicals. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2011 Core Fitness Solution launches Fly Healthy...

2008-09-09 00:00:19

By AJ Panian An elderly Pittsburgh man killed in a plane crash in Westmoreland County did not have the federally required medical certification needed to fly a plane, according to licensing records. The man's cardiologist said his patient had suffered a "silent heart attack," and that had he known he was a pilot, he would have advised him not to fly. John H. "Jack" Haber, 78, was killed Aug. 31 when the Cessna T310R turbo engine plane he was flying solo crashed about 9:45 a.m. in a...


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