Pilot mental health is back in the news again. Or at least it was yesterday. Briefly. For the cursory reader there were images served up of the appalling a sad GermanWings case. Resurrecting the deep horror and sadness of that event was unavoidable. Telegraph Article
Unwritten was the sense that pilots are unlike other human beings; that in some way pilots should be immune or hardened to the effects of life or emotions. Neutral robots. Operatives.