By Michael Joy

this can be a tale of aviation, possibility and the center of the pilot.

Four out of 5 deadly airplane injuries are as a result of human mistakes; 3 out of 5 to pilot blunders. This e-book examines the technical features of those concerns from the point of view of 1 of the UK's so much skilled aviation cardiologists. It spans the tip of the second one international struggle via instructing cardiology in aviation on behalf of the overseas Civil Aviation agency (ICAO) around the world, through a historical past of powered flight, time within the cadet strength, a flying scholarship on a Tiger Moth, education to be a physician, later a heart specialist, and owing a chain of plane.

Michael pleasure was once appointed as heart specialist to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in 1974 to help the regulator within the improvement of criteria of cardiological health. mistakes, danger and twist of fate causation are brought within the context of assorted deadly accidents.

In this stimulating and hugely informative autobiography, Michael seems again at his time with the ICAO and CAA, drafting cardiological criteria for Europe and all over the world go back and forth to unfold the message, together with the Khyber go, an airplane manufacturing facility within the Indonesian jungle and the slave island of Goree in Senegal.

Safety isn't any twist of fate and background is its judge.

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