AVI497SPG2010HW#10 - AVI497/PSYCH 496 Spring 2010 HW#10...

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AVI497/PSYCH 496 Spring 2010 HW#10 Name:____________Jae Choi____________ 1) Define the three types of acceleration that might be imposed on a pilot during flight. • Linear- Change in speed w/o change in direction • Radial/centripetal– Change in direction w/o change in speed • Angular Change in direction and speed 2) What are the stages (progressive symptoms) of sustained negative Gz? And what are the stages (progressive symptoms) of sustained positive Gz? Negative Positive • Incapacitation– 3Gz or greater Pooling begins-1-3 Gz • Red out– 2.5-3Gz Greyout- 3-4 Gz • Vision affected– 1-2.5Gz Blackout- 4-5 Gz • Blood pooling – 0-1Gz Unconsciousness- 5-6 Gz 3) How much additional G protection can an average pilot expect from wearing an anti-G suit, and performing the AGSM during flight? • Anti-G suit– 1-2Gz • Anti-G straining maneuver (AGSM) – 3-4Gz So maximum protection is somewhere around 4-6Gz 4) Will every G-LOC event be preceded by a conscious loss of vision? Why or Why not?
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2010 for the course AVI 497 taught by Professor Morrow during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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AVI497SPG2010HW#10 - AVI497/PSYCH 496 Spring 2010 HW#10...

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