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Pilot Minute Video: Acceleration Tolerance

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In the latest episode of the Pilot Minute video series, the FAA’s Federal Air Surgeon, Dr. Susan Northrup, covers internal and external factors affecting G-force induced loss of consciousness, or G-LOC, and how pilots can assess their readiness and tolerance using the preflight I’M SAFE personal checklist.

For more information on G-force tolerance and countermeasures, see the recently updated Acceleration in Aviation: G-Force aeromedical brochure.

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