Sleepiness of civil airline pilots during two consecutive night flights of extended duration

@article{Gundel1995SleepinessOC,
  title={Sleepiness of civil airline pilots during two consecutive night flights of extended duration},
  author={Alexander Gundel and Juergen Drescher and Hartmut Maaβ and Alex Samel and Martin Vejvoda},
  journal={Biological Psychology},
  year={1995},
  volume={40},
  pages={131-141}
}
Sleepiness of civil airline pilots was studied in a two-crew cockpit during two consecutive night flights of about 10 h duration each. Sleepiness was assessed by EEG recordings and subjective ratings during hourly recurrent short experimental phases. On the second night flight, the alertness component that is related to the preceding sleep showed a modification due to reduced quality and quantity of sleep between flights. The daytime sleep during layover was not sufficient to maintain the same… CONTINUE READING

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