Aerotoxic Syndrome – Politicamentecorretto.com – 17th October 2016

I voli aerei sono una realtà abbastanza sicura. Tuttavia, recentemente alcuni piloti francesi hanno sollevato preoccupazioni circa la “Sindrome Aerotossica”, una condizione mortale causata dalla contaminazione del ricircolo dell’aria originata dal motore dell’aereo. Nello specifico, la causa della Aerotoxic Syndrome, viene attribuita all’inalazione di aria contaminata dai vapori tossici degli oli dei motori, all’interno di…

Un pilote de ligne empoisonné par l’air de son cockpit ? ORANGE 16th Octobre 2016

6Medias, publié le dimanche 16 octobre 2016 à 12h00 Un pilote de ligne d’EasyJet a déposé une plainte contre X après des arrêts de travail répétés causés, selon lui, par un “syndrome aérotoxique” lié à l’air circulant dans les avions. C’est après avoir été victime, ces dernières années, de maux à répétition tels que des…

Le mystérieux mal des cockpits devant la justice – Europe 1 Le jdd – 16th Octobre 2016

INFO JDD – Pour la première fois en France, un pilote dépose plainte contre sa compagnie. Il estime que l’air circulant dans les avions provoquerait un “syndrome aérotoxique”. Des collectifs de navigants et de passagers ont donné un nom à leur combat : le “syndrome aérotoxique”. (Sipa Press) Lundi, Eric B., commandant de bord chez…

Lufthansa Airbus A-321 at Frankfurt on Sep 25th 2016, fumes on board – AeroInside

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIRS performing ferry flight LH-9923 from Dubrovnik (Croatia) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was descending towards Frankfurt when oil fumes were detected on board. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Frankfurt’s runway 25R. The aircraft remained on the ground for 15 hours, then resumed service. The aircraft had encountered oil…

The 27 jobs that are most damaging to your health See #2 Flight Attendant & #12 Pilot – 11th October 2016

Some jobs intrinsically have more health risks than others. A nurse working in a hospital is more likely to catch an infectious disease than a lawyer working in an office, for example. To rank the most unhealthy jobs in America, we used data from theOccupational Information Network, a US Department of Labor database full of…

The long-term health effects of fatigue: impacts on mental health – BALPA 26th April 2016

Read the full article here. We know the immediate effects of fatigue have the potential to compromise flight safety, but what effect can chronic fatigue have on your mental and physical well-being in the long term? In this two-part series during Stress Awareness month, BALPA’s Programme Director and part of our ‘Focus on Fatigue’ team,…

‘I got everyone home today’: How real-life pilots feel with our lives in their hands – NATIONAL POST – 21st Sept 2016

I used to work in radio. Every once in a while, there would be a screw-up on air. An interview subject’s name would be mispronounced. We’d get the date wrong on something. A mic would be left on the air for a disparaging remark about the staff Christmas party to be heard. Dumb stuff. But…