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Pilots flying with Diabetes and Insulin

Viernes, 17 de febrero de 2012 Pedro Ortiz García Sin comentarios

“Pilots With Diabetes” (PWD) is a group of former commercial and military pilots, aspiring commercial pilots and current private pilots, all with insulin-dependent diabetes. Currently only five countries worldwide allow private flying with insulin dependent diabetes (USA, UK, Canada, Australia and Israel) and one country allows multi-crew commercial flying (Canada). This could be interesting for any AME’s around the world.

 

** Canadian Guidelines for Pilots, Flight Engineers and ATC with Diabetes Mellitus

** Flying with Diabetes

Fire Fighting Plane crash caused by heart attack

Viernes, 7 de octubre de 2011 Twitter Sin comentarios

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada released its final report yesterday into the cause of the April 23, 2010 crash of a Grumman TBM Avenger Water Bomber. Ronny Clowes, 62, was founded death after¬† the aircraft collided with the ground just south of the airport, two minutes after departure.¬†The final report, which is available online, named two contributing factors, or causes, in the crash. The first was Clowes’ underlying coronary disease, which was not identified despite the defences built into the Civil Aviation Medicine, or CAM, system. The second factor was the fact Clowes suffered a heart attack during flight that led to the crash. Clowes was being treated for high blood pressure and he also had elevated blood sugar levels at the time of the accident. The prevention system was unable to avoid this incapacitation and this accident can serve the purpose of helping to revamp that system.

 

** Plane crash caused by heart attack

      Stacey Foster / CANADAEAST NEWS SERVICE-  07-October-2011

UK CAA Medical Officer / Job in Aviation Medicine

S√°bado, 16 de octubre de 2010 Enriqueta Alomar Sin comentarios

Through an Aeromed-List Post sent by Stuart Mitchell CAA Head of Aeromedical Section , we know that¬† UK CAA is in the process of recruiting a Medical Officer/Trainee in Aviation Medicine .The CAA Medical Department at Gatwick (West Sussex) ¬†is a centre of aviation medicine excellence responsible for the medical certification of licensed aircrew and air traffic control officers (ATCOs), providing occupational health services to CAA staff….

 

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Se busca Médico Aeronáutico para trabajar en Londres

Martes, 17 de noviembre de 2009 Jose María Pérez Sastre 2 comentarios
News from Aeromed List for Aviation Medicine Job at CAA / London

Today we are commencing a recruitment exercise for Aviation Medicine Practitioner(s) to work with us here at Gatwick.

 

http://www.caacareers.com/jobs.html 

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