Aviation Medicine During WWII


First Aviation Medicine Research Unit Established

August 1939

Beginning of the Navy School of Aviation Medicine

November 1939

First Medical Air Evacuation Flight

May 1940

Harvard Research Group Begins the "1,000 Aviator" Study

July 1940

Establishment of the First Altitude Training Unit

June 1941

Development of High Altitude Pressure Suits Begins

June 1942

Testing of Anti-Blackout Suits Begins

January 1943

First Aviation Physiologist

September 1944