G-induced Loss of Consciousness (G-LOC) is a persistent threat that each pilot must manage during flight in a jet—particularly when engaged in a combat mission. ETC offers a suite of human centrifuges that give pilots the most realistic high-G training experience short of flying an actual aircraft.
ETC offers a suite of human centrifuges that give pilots the most realistic high-G training experience short of flying an actual aircraft.
The centrifuge is the Department of Defense’s only human-rated centrifuge, and was designed to be agile and rapidly adaptable for any possible scenario. Nearly two years ago, NASA was its first customer outside the DoD.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Aug. 2 in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to celebrate the full operational capability, or F.O.C., of the only human-rated centrifuge in the Department of Defense.
The U.S. Air Force recognized the certification of the Royal Malaysia Air Force's (RMAF) Institute of Aviation Medicine’s Centrifuge Training Program, enhancing interoperability with the RMAF and advancing the comprehensive partnership with a key partner in the Indo-Pacific region.