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- DescriptionThis book provides a detailed overview of the human factors and performance limitations associated with flying fast jets, integrating all the latest available research literature on the demanding operational tasks faced by such pilots and aircrews. As such, it has a strong military focus, dealing with pilots of fighter aircraft.
- Author BiographyAssociate Professor David G. Newman is Head of the Aviation Medicine Unit in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He is also the Head of Research in the Department of Aviation, Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia. His 13 years as an aviation medicine specialist in the Royal Australian Air Force, in both Australia and on exchange in the UK, include 2 years as Chief Instructor at the RAAF Institute of Aviation Medicine, where he was responsible for the training of all Australian Defence Force aircrew and medical officers. He holds a medical degree from Monash University, a Diploma in Aviation Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians of London and a PhD from the University of Newcastle. He has won several awards for his aviation medicine efforts over the years, including the 2000 Buchanon-Barbour Award from the Royal Aeronautical Society and the 2012 A. Howard Hasbrook Award from the Aerospace Medical Association.
- Author(s)David G. Newman
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication08/05/2014
- GenreMilitary History
- Series TitleHuman Factors in Defence
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Content NoteIncludes 14 b&w illustrations
- Weight478 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Series Edited byProfessor Don Harris,Dr. Eduardo Salas,Professor Neville A. Stanton
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