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G-force

An inertial force usually expressed in multiples of terrestrial gravity. See g/G.
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"The system can provide instantaneous G-force protection for the race pilot thanks to the revolutionary design which will give the pilots a new tool in the battle against G-forces," says Red Bull Air Race's Dirk Eckhardt, who leads the project.
On the legendary Oblivion there is a 200ft, 4.5 G-force plummet into a black hole that is mind-bogglingly fearsome.
Smith told the media that state legislation to limit G-forces on roller coasters is misguided, "since you can endure higher G-forces from daily activities such as sneezing, coughing, getting slapped on the back or plopping down on the couch" than are generated by roller coasters.
Sarah Johnson ready for the flight in which she travelled at speeds of up to 300mph and pulled G-forces of 5,5 at 11,000ft.' EXHILARATING...
The memory foam material was first used by NASA during its space programme to reduce the effects of G-forces on astronauts travelling at high speeds.
Five high speed angle rotors allow centrifugation of 0.2-mL to 85-mL tubes at g-forces up to 26,810 x g.
It means thrill-seekers can experience g-forces of 4.3 while whizzing along at speeds of up to 70km per hour (more than40mph).
Now scientists at the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) laboratory in Sheffield have designed a dummy with sensors to detect the effect of G-forces.
He said: "I had no idea just how violent the effects of the G-forces were going to be.
Our man went through G-forces that would make a fighter pilot weep as Skytrak, which opens to the public later this month, did its worst.