The Polish Journal of Aviation Medicine, Bioengineering and Psychology

Kwartalnik Polskiego Towarzystwa Medycyny Lotniczej

2015, Volume 21, Issue 3

Analysis of Medical and Psychological Selection of Candidates for the Aviation High School in Dęblin from 2013 to 2015

Wojciech DĘBIŃSKI1, Bronisław TURSKI1, Adam JASKOWSKI1
1Aeromedical and Occupational Health Centre, Military Institute of Aviation Medicine

Autor korenspondencyjny: Wojciech DĘBIŃSKI; Aeromedical and Occupational Health Centre, Military Institute of Aviation Medicine; email: w.debinsk[at]wiml.waw.pl

Wojciech DĘBIŃSKI: 0000-0002-7981-7202

DOI: 10.13174/pjamp.21.03.2015.04

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The authors have analyzed the data collected in the Military Institute of Aviation Medicine throughout 3 years of examinations of candidates for the Aviation Medicine High School in Dęblin. This article tackles the dangers of aviation tasks, the range of medical and psychological examinations and their infl uence on fl ight safety. The majority of non-acceptance cases were due to psychological and neurological abnormalities. Further attention is paid to the fact that in addition to being part of candidate selection process, the performed examinations sometimes fi nd abnormalities that require further work-up and potential treatment.

Słowa kluczowe

military pilots, pilot selection, aeromedical examination