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PHAK Chapter 17

Updated: Apr 12, 2022

CHAPTER TITLE: Aeromedical Factors


Below is a list of the figures (diagrams, charts, and pictures) from the PHAK Chapter 17. They are listed in the order they are found in the Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge.


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FIGURE 17-1

Time of useful consciousness.


FIGURE 17-2

The Eustachian tube allows air pressure to equalize in the middle ear.


FIGURE 17-3

The semicircular canals lie in three planes and sense motions of roll, pitch, and yaw.


FIGURE 17-4

Human sensation of angular acceleration.


FIGURE 17-5

Graveyard spiral.


FIGURE 17-6

Sensations from centrifugal force.


FIGURE 17-7

Runway illusions.


FIGURE 17-8

Impairment scale with alcohol use.


FIGURE 17-9

Adverse affects of various drugs.


FIGURE 17-10

Signs and symptoms of altitude decompression sickness.


FIGURE 17-11

To avoid the bends, scuba divers must not fly for specific time periods following dives.


FIGURE 17-12

The human eye.


FIGURE 17-13

Types of vision.


FIGURE 17-14

Central blind spot.


FIGURE 17-15

The eye’s blind spot.


FIGURE 17-16

Night vision.


FIGURE 17-17

Night blind spot.


FIGURE 17-18

Scanning techniques.


FIGURE 17-19

Off-center viewing.


FIGURE 17-20

Self-imposed stress.


FIGURE 17-21

Geometric perspective.


FIGURE 17-22

At night, the horizon may be hard to discern due to dark terrain and misleading light patterns on the ground.


FIGURE 17-23

Synthetic and enhanced vision systems.


FIGURE 17-24

SVS system.


FIGURE 17-25

Night time SVS system.


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