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FAA TV: Stress in Aviation

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Published on: April 5, 2012

The negative effect of stress on pilot performance has been well documented over the years. However, not all stress has a negative effect. In fact some stress can be good and make a pilot more alert. This video explores the topic of stress and provides a keen insight into acute and chronic stress. The video examines stress and the effect on the Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) and symptoms.

Category: Airman Education

Download Video (MP4, 162.1 MB)