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worn by fliers and astronauts to counteract the forces of gravity and acceleration


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The G-suit was not the only invention to ensure the health and safety of Canadians and their allies on the front lines.
In 2006, Hughes realized the true potential of the full-coverage G-suit to mitigate G-force induced loss of consciousness (G-LOC) and its need to be integrated into the Air Force's high-G aircraft.
The simulator fully reproduces the aircraft cockpit, and is loaded with the same aircraft software; these, as well as the Instructor Operating Station (lOS), are also common to the Part Task Trainer (PTT), which has simpler visuals (40 to 60[degrees] elevation and 180[degrees] azimuth), static seat and no g-suit.
Patil will wear a high-tech aviation suit, called the G-suit, during the flight
Kayani, at the age of 58, clad in G-Suit as a PAFs fighter pilot embarked upon a mission from an Operational Air Base of the country on Monday.
Britons Mark Jefferies, Andy Bickmore and 2008 Aero GP champion Gerald Cooper will be among pilots who will ensure G forces of up to 10 without a G-suit as they fight it out at Al Ain, he said.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE -- Before climbing into the back seat of a 1,300mph F-16 fighter jet, I was given a piece of advice -- keep the airsick bag tucked in at the top of my G-suit in case I needed it in a hurry.
On the other hand, Werrell notes that the "auxiliary equipment" on the American jet--the gunsight, g-suit, helmet and cockpit defroster--were distinct advantages.
He was one of the first surgeons in the region to work on tears in the aorta which can cause fatal internal bleeding and developed a garment, called the g-suit, in 1972 which was like a pilot's suit but worked to increase pressure on the body and reduce bleeding.
Nothing was stowed on the left side of the cockpit by the G-suit and oxygen hoses or throttle quadrant.
For aircrew: Have you ever forgotten your helmet or G-suit before going out to the aircraft?