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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Sick after acro???


Thread: [Acro] Re: Sick after acro???

Message: [Acro] Re: Sick after acro???

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From: Planedancer at

Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2002 04:22:02 UTC


  In a message dated 1/22/2002 8:06:51 PM Central Standard Time, 
jwcornwell at writes:

<< Lack of food maybe?  Low blood sugar is the enemy during aerobatics.
 "Eric Minnis" <acroeric at> wrote:
 << Of that time at least 45 minutes was aerobatics. I felt fine during the 
entire flight but after I landed I felt really sick to my gut.  Had not eaten 
for 4 hours and was well
 hydrated. This is the first time I have felt sick after a flight. Is this 
normal? >>

I can't speak with authority as to aerobatics, but as a nurse, I agree with 
John's answer.  It could also be a sign that you may be coming down with 
something, or that what you ate 4 hrs earlier didn't agree with you.  Certain 
foods just don't digest that fast.


Rhome, TX (Ft. Worth)


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