Adventure medicine for pilots: With Dr Matt Wilkes

Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Krystle Wright

Pilot and expedition medic Dr Matt Wilkes gives his crucial advice for flying “into the wild”, from staying healthy and choosing the right kit to the importance – and pitfalls – of leadership.

“Whether on the ground or in the air, we make conscious judgments as to who is in authority… Once we have granted someone authority, we tend to assume they know more than they actually do. This can catch everyone out.”

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