Archivos mensuales: mayo 2012

30 05, 2012

FAA Investigating 80 Year Old's Skydive Mishap -Video-

2012-05-30T10:39:30+01:00

One 80 year old grandmother’s terrifying skydive is being investigated by the FAA after it went viral. The video was created by The Parachute Center, a skydiving company in Acampo, Calif., as a memento for jumpers to take home after [...]

FAA Investigating 80 Year Old's Skydive Mishap -Video-2012-05-30T10:39:30+01:00
29 05, 2012

Mental diseases not easy to diagnose

2012-05-29T06:17:37+01:00

Physicians can't always identify a pilot's depression or other mental disorder during an aeromedical exam.Official accident reports atribute just a handful of crashes to a pilot's deliberate action, citing  a psychosomatic  disorder, a suicide or some unexplained motive. Here you [...]

Mental diseases not easy to diagnose2012-05-29T06:17:37+01:00
22 05, 2012

XIII Simposium Sema Pontevedra 2012 -Avance preliminar-

2012-05-22T09:51:27+01:00

Estimados socios y compañeros de la SEMA (Sociedad Española de Medicina Aeroespacial), bajo la coordinación del Dr. Jose Ignacio Castro Landín estamos perfilando el próximo Simposium de nuestra Sociedad que se celebrará el próximo mes de Octubre de 2012 en Pontevedra [...]

XIII Simposium Sema Pontevedra 2012 -Avance preliminar-2012-05-22T09:51:27+01:00
21 05, 2012

Caffeinated gum keeps Israeli pilots, commandos alert

2012-05-21T09:06:28+01:00

The Israeli army is supplying aviators and special operations forces a caffeine-charged chewing gum that dramatically enhances their ability to cope with fatigue on long missions, the Yediot Aharonot daily reported. The «Stay Alert Gum», a food supplement, was developed [...]

Caffeinated gum keeps Israeli pilots, commandos alert2012-05-21T09:06:28+01:00
10 05, 2012

Business aviation safety report over 20 years

2012-05-10T11:04:38+01:00

There is a long-term favourable trend in business-jet fatal accident rates – and a significant improvement during the past three years which will be remarkable if sustained. That is the judgement of Paul Hayes, senior safety analyst at Flightglobal’s data [...]

Business aviation safety report over 20 years2012-05-10T11:04:38+01:00
7 05, 2012

Los discapacitados denuncian discriminación en aerolíneas "low cost" y cruceros

2012-05-07T09:40:21+01:00

El Comité Español de Representantes de Personas con Discapacidad (Cermi) ha denunciado discriminación por parte de las aerolíneas de bajo coste y de los cruceros. Las quejas son, en concreto, por el trato recibido por personas con movilidad reducida. Ya [...]

Los discapacitados denuncian discriminación en aerolíneas "low cost" y cruceros2012-05-07T09:40:21+01:00
3 05, 2012

Aviation safety suffers further setback after Helios conviction

2012-05-03T09:30:01+01:00

A Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer has received a 10 year prison sentence by an  Athens court for allegedly not resetting a cockpit switch following maintenance on the Helios Airways Boeing 737-300 which crashed into a mountain near Athens in 2005 [...]

Aviation safety suffers further setback after Helios conviction2012-05-03T09:30:01+01:00