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.
The same degenerative factors lead to fatigue and adverse changes affecting your Circulatory and Respiratory systems in the 12,500 – 50,000 feet airspace as airline pilots. Good foundational health is key to having resiliency and maintaining professional longevity and options on how long you work.
Stress and fatigue are some of the most common health issues affecting pilots and influencing air safety. At 12,500 – 50,000 feet above sea level, many factors lead to fatigue and degenerative changes affecting two of your body’s maintenance systems – Circulatory and Respiratory. Solid foundational health is key to having health resiliency and maintaining professional longevity.
By using the Five Ps model, it will be easier to check in to see how you’re doing on a daily basis. Good health comes from aggregated steps over time, just like sound investments gain dividends with the right contributions.