- Ottawa, Ontario
Research Centre: Aerospace
Military and civilian aircrew alike routinely fly long hours, often in an environment of relentless jolting and shaking that can cause fatigue and discomfort. The effects of this persistent vibration can not only jeopardize flight comfort and safety but can also cause long-term health issues such as chronic back and neck pain. Nowhere is this more apparent than for helicopter crew who are often weighed down by heavy gear and equipment.