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G-protection device

an aeronautic device to counter the effects of gravity during flight. The faster the speed, the greater the acceleration due to gravity (acceleration of free fall). Inflatable pressure cuffs in the flight suit help counter some of the gravity effects in order to keep the pilot from losing consciousness.

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hand–arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)

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