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Spatial disorientation demonstrator

Discussion in 'Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API)' started by Gusb, May 10, 2017.

  1. Gusb

    Gusb New Member

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    What is the time spent in this?
     
  2. HAL Pilot

    HAL Pilot Well-Known Member None Contributor

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    Long enough to be disoriented....
     
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    Pags Well-Known Member None

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    Hard to say, most get so disoriented they lose track of time, and in some cases their sense of self and identity. You may emerge a different man.
     
  4. jmcquate

    jmcquate Well-Known Member

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    Unleash the Kraken.
     
  5. Gatordev

    Gatordev Well-Known Member Site Admin Contributor None

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    ...or woman. But that's okay...so we're good.
     
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    BACONATOR Well-Known Member Contributor None

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    Some also lose their dignity... all over the console.
     
  7. CommodoreMid

    CommodoreMid Whateva! I do what I want! Super Moderator None Contributor

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    Has anyone here ever (or known someone) barfed during this? I've never heard of it from anyone. It wasn't a pleasant experience I'll say, but nothing insane.
     
  8. Gatordev

    Gatordev Well-Known Member Site Admin Contributor None

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    Is this the device that looks like it came out of a H.G. Wells novel? If so, my theory was that if you got it spinning fast enough, the occupants would travel back in time.

    Instead I remember it being kind of boring and going on for too long. And that's about all I remember from the training.
     
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  9. Uncle Fester

    Uncle Fester Robot Pimp Super Moderator None Contributor

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    I thought it was kind of cool. Sure you were tilted back when you weren't, made you think you were spinning one way when you were actually spinning the other, etc. I don't recall being sick at all. More just, "huh, that's weird."
     
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  10. Jim123

    Jim123 molding (warping) the future of naval aviation None

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    In the future, the Morlocks bag your groceries at the commissary.
     
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  11. Flash

    Flash SEVAL/ECMO Super Moderator None Contributor

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    We had at least one in my class, made a real mess.
     
  12. FLGUY

    FLGUY Enjoying the pool Contributor

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    OP, it's only a few minutes. Just don't be the guy that tries to down a huge plate of Panda Express right before.
     
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    Likewise. At the end, I thought "that's it?"
     
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    mad dog ***liter of dunkin*** Contributor None

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    No barfing here...but I did float some major air biscuits...which resulted in EMI.
     
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