Improving your physical function will lead to improved brain efficiency from enhanced biochemistry, circulation and digestion. This makes a great case for getting good at the basics.
Commercial-Passenger – Base Op’s and Ground Crew – Staying Well, Counteracting Degeneration and Injuries
Ground operations and flight support are essential for commercial airlines to function smoothly. Whether you’re handling baggage, refueling aircraft, juggling schedules, cleaning aircraft or getting passengers to their destinations, everyday requirements place constant physical and mental stressors on each team member.
Strategic thinking and packing along with a good sense of humor can be your greatest strengths when it comes to offsetting the many physiological stressors and degenerative impacts of flying at 12,500 – 50,000 feet on a regular basis. Even though you may think your patience is the system that’s most stressed on a regular basis, your Circulatory and Respiratory systems are really the ones most affected, even in pressurized cabins.
Stress, fatigue, airline schedules, weather, maintenance issues and airport demands are the most common stressors affecting pilots and influencing air safety in this sector of aviation. Every day is different, even though your home base and chosen flights may be to the same destination.