g-tolerance


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g-tolerance

The ability of the human body to withstand the adverse effects of positive and negative acceleration to a specified level and duration. See G-LOC.
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In the end, simply flying as regularly as possible is the best way to stay sharp and maintain G-tolerance.
The course includes four core elements: Altitude Physiology, G-Tolerance, Space Launch and Reentry Training, and Distraction Management.
Dehydration drastically reduces G-tolerance and must be combated before each sortie.
On the second day, G-tolerance flights in the NASTAR Phoenix STS-400 centrifuge subjected the trainees to maximum sustained loads of 3.
Also, recognize that the level of strain that seemed to work fine yesterday might not work today, because your G-tolerance and endurance vary from day to day.
G-tolerance training and dynamic flight simulation, using ETC's latest generation High Performance Human Centrifuge, the Authentic Tactical Flight Simulator -400 (ATFS-400), are the most effective ways to increase aircrew G-tolerance while training them in an authentic tactical environment.
After baseline G-tolerance testing, crews were asked to enter a thermal chamber, which simulated a severe summer scenario (i.
G-tolerance training and dynamic flight simulation, using High G-onset centrifuges, are the most effective ways to increase aircrew G-tolerance and train aircrews in new recovery techniques and High-G spatial orientation.