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1

What is open culture

All levels of an organisation play an active part in the improvement of the flight safety culture

2

What is a closed culture

Reluctance to release info on threats errors or undesired aircraft states to other agencies or within the organisation

3

What does the circulatory system transport

O2
CO2
Nutrients; waste
Chemical messengers
Immune
Temperature control

4

What does the middle ear consist of

Ossicles
Eustachian tube

5

What % of focusing is done by the cornea

70-80%

6

What % of focusing is done by the lens

20-30%

7

What does the iris do

Control the amount of light entering the eye

8

What is stereopsis

The difference between the images for both eyes allows depth perception

Only effective for around 60m (200ft)

9

Does colour blindness affect visual acuity

Nope

10

Weekly alcohol limit for males

Under 21 units

11

Daily alcohol limit for males

Under 5 units

12

Weekly alcohol limit for women

Under 14 units

13

Weekly alcohol limit for women

Under 14 units

14

Daily alcohol limit for women

Under 3 units

15

How many mg of alcohol creates significant errors

40mg/ 100ml

16

What is the legal drink and fly limit for alcohol

20mg / 100ml

17

What internal body temperature causes death

43°>

18

What internal body temperature does shivering stop

<35°c

19

What is qualitative overload

Academically too difficult

20

What is quantitative overload

Too much information

21

What affect does rain on the windscreen have

Refraction = runway looks closer
= you think you’re too high
= low approach

22

What affect does rain on the windscreen during the day have

Aerodrome looks further away and you feel slower (decreases visibility)

23

What affect does rain on the windscreen have during the night

Looks closer / feel faster

24

What is stage 1 of sleep

Drowsiness

25

What is stage 2 of sleep

Light sleep with short periods of fast EEG waves

26

What is stage 3 of sleep

Deeper sleep

27

What Is stage 4 of sleep

Deep / slow wave

Orthodox sleep

Refreshes body after physical excursion

Difficult to wake from

28

What is REM sleep

Paradoxical

Very active EEG

Body paralysed

Refreshes brain / organises memory

29

How many REM sleep cycles a night

4/5

30

How long is the average sleep cycle

90 mins

31

Where is 50% of your sleep spent

Stage 2

32

How long do you need to be awake after a nap before descent

1 hour

33

What is the most dangerous cockpit gradient

Laissez - faire

34

What did Paul watzlawick say

We cannot not communicate

35

What % of communication is made up my meta communication

80%

36

What happens if below eye datum point

Undershoot

37

What happens if above eye datum point

Overshoot

38

Alcohol degrades what type of sleep

Paradoxical sleep