How To: handle the G-force

How the pilots cope with the invisible enemy

In no other motorsport does a competitor have to handle the level of G-forces that a Red Bull Air Race pilot endures. 12Gs in the cockpit can feel like three polar bears sitting on your chest – that's quite a hindrance! Here the Master Class pilots explain how they cope with these incredible forces...

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