September 11, 2013
By Jonathan Sackier
As you might imagine, Dr. Silberman and I receive lots of emails and letters with questions related to articles, talks and general health news as it relates to aviators. Here is a smattering of some topics with brief responses to give you a sense of the scope of subjects your fellow pilots want to know about. Please feel free to write to us and we shall do our best to answer in future editions of the Pilot Protection Services Medical Mailbag.
Collaboration between the German government, academia, and airplane manufacturers may make future aircraft cabins more protective of pilots and passengers. The Safety Box team plans to apply auto racing technology to general aviation.
A father and his 14-year-old son were helping another pilot ferry a newly purchased aircraft from California to their home field in Virginia. The three made an overnight stop in Albuquerque before flying on to Illinois for fuel. But shortly after they parked the aircraft in Marion, Ill., they were approached by as many as 18 uniformed and non-uniformed law enforcement officers who came running toward the airplane.
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