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This article reviews Willem J. Homan?s article on Stress Coping Strategies for Commercial Flight Crewmembers. Mr. Homan?s article can be utilized by commercial pilots to overcome stress in the often- challenging flight environment. In this particular use of the article, its used to answered questions given by Gil Sinclair. First, the essence of the Kobasa model, a model in which stress related events leads to multiple forms of strain is discussed. From there the concept of hardiness is defined and looked further into. Key elements needing to be looked out for when considering the biology of stress are then examined. A holistic stress management model, specific to the aviation environment, is reviewed and opinioned. A critical incident response program is reviewed further to see whether or not its an appropriate program. Myself, the author, then discusses stress in my work environment and how I cope with it. A correlation between crew resource management and Mr. Homan?s article is then made with specific details linking the two together. Aerobic and anaerobic exercise are compared and contrasted. Finally, a brief overview of the two main accidents in Mr. Homan?s article are discussed, both of which involved stress of crew members to be a major cause of the accidents.