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Old 25th Mar 2015, 17:36
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Join Date: May 2005
Location: On a good day - at sea
Posts: 232
All these comments about what happens in an explosive decompression - my first hand experience as the flight test engineer (B744) and caught not paying attention - when those valves were opened I was unconscious in less than 15 seconds - I remember the world getting very slow but that's it. Woke up around 8 000 ft somewhere if I recall. Barely functional the rest of that day.

(I was biking about 70 K a day back then and in great shape)
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