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airsick

sick or nauseated from travelling in an aircraft
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So, increasingly nervous about fuel and an airsick passenger, you squawk 7600 and decide to parallel your original course because you don't want to go back into worse weather.
"Much to his delight, he wasn't airsick," Alex said.
They took us up in a Piper Cub [light training plane] for 10 hours total just to be sure we wouldn't get airsick when we had to go up and check out the planes.
Giving a child lots of junk food and candy to keep them happy in flight can definitely backfire and leave the parent grabbing for the airsick hag.
They pitched and bucked in turbulence, and passengers were very airsick.
The student in the front cockpit started to get airsick. He had no instrument time and couldn't aid in tasks as simple as keeping the wings level.
I'm thinking that you and me ought to've found us a flight attendant inside the airport to get us a couple airsick bags before I do what I'm about to do."
After hours in the gliders we would be airsick and we just wanted to get down.
Megan McClung wanted to fly in the Navy but learned early she got airsick. She wanted to serve in the infantry, but frontline jobs aren't open to women.
Although Sassoon and Thomas both felt airsick, it is not clear whether either succumbed.
I kept shooting even though I knew that if I didn't look up now and then to scan the horizon I'd be airsick. However, each bank of the chopper revealed more devastation, more than I'd seen in my career as a photojournalist.
The litter patients had not been strapped in--due to the unexpectedness of the encounter--and in Motiuk's words the) "lay scattered about the cabin floor along with coffee cups, blankets and loose equipment." To make matters worse, the flight nurse and medical assistant were hopelessly airsick, and the patients had to be attended to by the flight crew.