Aviation Medicine and other Human Factors for Pilots (6th Ed'n 2008) - GST Excl
This is an excellent introductory text for all beginners in aviation including those for whom English is a second language. It is also suitable to commercial pilot level and beyond.
This text has an emphasis on aviation medicine with detailed chapters on the effects on the body of altitude, spacial orientation, vision in aviation and factors which affect a pilot's fitness to fly. The text has special sections for glider pilots and sport parachutists, and chapters on aviation first aid and survival.