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Old 27th May 2011, 16:14
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cats_five
 
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Originally Posted by eireoflot82 View Post
Could the physical sensation of a rapid descent combined with doubt about the veracity of the flight information and the lack of outside visual references simply trick the brain into misreading the situation they were in?
You don't feel descent, only acceleration. You will feel the initial downwards acceleration but once travelling at a steady speed there is nothing to feel.
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