As pilots are in the ''physical elite'' in terms of both physical strength and health, their ability is unlikely to weaken suddenly before they reach 65 if they can work until 60, says Masanori Fujita, an associate professor specializing in aeromedicine
at the National Defense Medical College.
Significantly, Royal Jet's medical team includes medical specialists who have been carefully selected in accordance with patients' needs and requirements, and are all capable of providing the highest level of medical care and attention at every mission due to their specialist training in Aeromedicine
-- a specialty on its own which is absolutely necessary to be part of any Medevac mission.
Commenting on the report, Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi, director general, said, 'GCAA started 2011 by stressing its ability to maintain growth in terms of air navigations, safety, security, licensing, aeromedicine
and other operations in line with continued growth and development of this industry in the UAE.
Acknowledgment: Special thanks to Col George Tirabassi, Deputy Chief, Operations Management Division, Aeromedicine
Evacuation Headquarters, Scott AFB, IL; Major Douglas Cook, Director, Flight Nurse Course, Brooks AFB, TX; LtCol(s) Cheryl Howard, Branch Chief, Aeromedicine
Evacuation Concept Development, Scott AFB, IL; LtCol Ardene Nichols; and Major Timothy Loosbrock, Operations Flight Commander, 43d Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AMC), for their invaluable contributions to this article.
GCAA started 2010 by stressing its ability to maintain its growth in terms of aviation navigations, safety, security, air transport, licensing & aeromedicine
and other operations and transactions in line with the continued growth and development of this industry in the UAE," Saif Mohammad Al Suwaidi, general manager, GCAA said.