hook maneuver

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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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