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Natural sunlight and its association to aviation accidents

Van B. Nakagawara

Natural sunlight and its association to aviation accidents

frequency and prevention

by Van B. Nakagawara

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Published by Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Aerospace Medicine, Available to the public through the National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air pilots -- Health and hygiene -- United States,
  • Glare,
  • Sunshine,
  • Aircraft accidents

  • Edition Notes

    StatementVan B. Nakagawara, Kathryn J. Wood, Ron W. Montgomery.
    ContributionsWood, Kathryn J., Montgomery, Ronald W., United States. Office of Aerospace Medicine., Civil Aerospace Medical Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC1054.U5 N36 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16243675M
    LC Control Number2003431956


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The results of the study confi rm that glare from natural sunlight has caused visual impairment of pilots while operating aircraft and has contributed to aviation accidents. The majority of mishaps (85%), with glare mentioned as a contributing factor in the report nar- ratives, occurred under optimal atmospheric and visual conditions (clear).

Exposure to glare from natural sunlight has contributed to aviation accidents, primarily Natural sunlight and its association to aviation accidents book otherwise optimal visual conditions at low altitude in congested airspace. Preventative techniques are presented that may protect a pilot's visual performance against the debilitating effects of glare from the by: 9.

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[Van B Nakagawara; Kathryn J Wood; Ronald W Montgomery; United States. Office of Aerospace Medicine.] -- Glare is a temporary visual sensation produced by luminance (brightness) within the visual field that is significantly greater than that to which the eyes are adapted.

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