Aeromedical

Healthy Pilot #14: Bad Back? Welcome to the Club »

Your body’s wondrous structure of bone, muscle, tendons, ligaments and assorted odds and ends is a fantastic erector set that keeps vital organs safe, and allows for all of life’s perambulations. It lifts, twists, bends on command, and permits pilots to go about their cockpit tasks without a second thought. More

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Q400 How-To Videos Available »

Chief among the many comments and reactions to the suicide by Rich Russell in a Horizon Airlines Q400 on Friday was the wonder about how a ramp attendant... More

Suicidal Ramp Worker... »

A Horizon Air Q400 crashed on Ketron Island near Seattle-Tacoma Airport in Washington State after 29-year-old ramp worker Rich Russell was able to take it... More

Breaking Solemn Vows »

How inviolate are the personal rules that we set for ourselves when we find them inconvenient for a specific occasion? More

Healthy Pilot #13 –... »

The BasicMed checklist we’ve been reviewing in the Healthy Pilot series ticks the usual boxes—dizziness, sensitive gut, cancer, kidney stones, and... More

Ryanair Passengers... »

At least 33 passengers on a Ryanair flight to Croatia were treated in hospitals for bleeding ears, mouths and noses when the packed Boeing 737-800 was put... More

Vaping Pilot Triggers... »

Air China will take a “zero tolerance” approach to its investigation of a first officer’s apparently bungled attempt to sneak an in-flight... More