Aviation Safety Courses Available Through the FAA ON NOOK
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Physiological Training Course. The FAA Civil Aerospace Medical
Institute (CAMI) offers a 1-day training course to familiarize U.S.
civil aviation pilots and flight crews with the physiological and
psychological stresses of flight.
Why Is Training Necessary? Pilots who are knowledgeable about
physiological phenomena encountered in the aviation environment
are better prepared to deal with such potentially fatal inflight events
• loss of cabin pressure
• spatial disorientation
• trapped gas problems
• decompression sickness
• acceleration forces leading to gray-out, black-out, or even
• noise, vibration, and thermal stress
• self-imposed stresses that can magnify any of the above