Accession Number : AD0654203

Title :   OXYGEN IN GENERAL AVIATION,

Corporate Author : FEDERAL AVIATION AGENCY WASHINGTON D C OFFICE OF AVIATION MEDICINE

Personal Author(s) : Mohler,Stanley R.

Report Date : SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : General aviation pilots are increasingly ascending to altitudes exceeding ten thousand feet. As one becomes exposed to heights above twelve thousand feet, blood oxygen saturation diminishes in accordance with a predicable schedule. Recommended measures for the provision of adequate supplemental oxygen are described. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AVIATION MEDICINE, *HYPOXIA), OXYGEN CONSUMPTION, HIGH ALTITUDE, TOLERANCES(PHYSIOLOGY), HYPERVENTILATION, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), PILOTS

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE