1.3 Responsibility



a. Flight safety requires that medical treatment of all aircrew members be under the supervision of a flight surgeon who is aware of the exogenous factors affecting flying and the appropriate preventive measures.


b. Aircrew members will inform their flight surgeon when they have participated in activities or received treatment following which flying restrictions may be appropriate.


c. The flight surgeon will keep the aviation unit commander informed of the health of the command, recommend flight restrictions, when applicable, and insure that aviation unit personnel are familiar with the physiological limitations of flying and will participate in the unit safety program.


AR 40-8 * 17 August 1976 * Unclassified