Study and Reference Guide - IATRA Examination - Aeroplane Type Rating for Two Crew or Cruise Relief Pilot

HUMAN FACTORS

AVIATION PHYSIOLOGY

  • Hypoxia/hyperventilation
  • Gas expansion effects
  • Hearing
  • Orientation/disorientation visual and vestibular illusions
  • Positive/negative "G"
  • Circadian rhythms/jet lag
  • Sleep/fatigue

THE OPERATING ENVIRONMENT

  • Medications/prescribed, over the counter
  • Substance abuse/alcohol, drugs
  • Pregnancy
  • Heat/cold
  • Noise/vibration
  • Toxic hazards/carbon monoxide

AVIATION PSYCHOLOGY

  • Decision - making/factors/process
  • Situational awareness
  • Stress
  • Managing risk

PILOT - EQUIPMENT

  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Correct use of charts, checklists, manuals
  • Cockpit visibility/eye reference position/ seat

INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS

  • Cockpit Resource Management
  • Communication with company/flight/ cabin
  • crew/passengers
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS)
  • Risk management
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