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NEC Codes -- HM-8409 Aerospace Physiology Technician


NEC Designation:

NEC HM-8409 Aerospace Physiology Technician


Serves as a technical assistant to the Aerospace Physiologist. Provides instruction to aviation and non aviation personnel in aeromedical aspects of flight, in flight visual problems, spatial disorientation, emergency egress systems, personal life support equipment, and water survival techniques. Performs the duties of an inside instructor/observer on hypobaric chamber flights.

Description (Con’t):

Operates and maintains training devices peculiar to the aviation physiology and aviation water survival training programs. Performs the administrative duties required of the Aviation Physiology Training Units. Assists in the fleet introduction and evaluation of aviator's personal and survival equipment.

Qualification Data:

Source Rating(s): HM

Billet Paygrades: E4-E7

Personnel Paygrades: E4-E7

Course: Mandatory

Open to Women?: Yes



Information contained on this page is derived from the Navy Enlisted Manpower and Personnel Classifications and Occupational Standards Manual, Volume II, NAVPERS 18068F, which is the official manual for Navy Enlisted Classifications (NECs).

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