Accession Number : AD0781684

Title :   Characteristics of Medically Disqualified Airman Applicants during Calendar Year 1971,

Corporate Author : CIVIL AEROMEDICAL INST OKLAHOMA CITY OKLA

Personal Author(s) : Booze,Charles F. , Jr

Report Date : MAY 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The study quantifies some medical and general descriptive characteristics of airmen medically disqualified during calendar year 1971. Such information has been of continual interest to the Office of Aviation Medicine and the aviation community for purposes ranging from program monitoring to disability risk determination. Specifically, the study presents descriptive data concerning age, sex, occupation, class of medical certificate applied for, cause-specific denial rates, and total flying time for medically disqualified applicants. Separate attention is devoted to airline pilots as a result of numerous inquiries.

Descriptors :   *CIVIL AVIATION, *PILOTS, *MEDICAL EXAMINATION, REJECTION, FLIGHT CREWS, STATISTICAL DATA, FACTOR ANALYSIS, CLASSIFICATION, PATHOLOGY, AGING(PHYSIOLOGY), JOBS

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE