None of us has a choice about getting older—but getting older does not mean we have to be bystanders when It comes to our well-being. We can choose how we deal with aging by being an active participant in the process and aiming to stay healthy and sharp. We should be aware of how we care for ourselves, how we fly, and the decisions we make. Getting older may take adjustment, but it doesn’t mean losing our edge.
This safety spotlight explores the effects of aging on pilot performance and ways to keep flying safely as we grow older.