hook maneuver

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hook +‎ maneuver From the anglicized onomatopoeia of the sound produced when practising the maneuver, with the inhalation "HOO" and exhalation "KEH" sounds.


hook maneuver (plural hook maneuvers)

  1. (aviation, spaceflight) An anti-G technique to increase G-tolerance and reduce G-LOC incidences, which involves powerful inhalation, and rapid exhalation, resulting in breathing noises that sound like "HOO" for inhalation, and "KEH" for exhalatoin, (HOO-KEH... hook)

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