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Are pilots flying parabolic flights less prone to sickness than their passengers?

Parabolic flights to simulate zero g are notorious for inducing motion sickness in their passengers. Are pilots equally likely to get sick during such flights? If they aren't, why not?
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How to prevent dizziness when thermalling in the back seat?

I recently started learning to fly sailplanes. I am usually quite resistant against airsickness, both when flying commercially as well as flying in the front seat of a sailplane (either when the ...
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Which aerobatic maneuvers are most likely to make people airsick?

I'm interested in classifying aerobatic maneuvers by their propensity to cause airsickness. While there will be some variation across a population, I think we can use first principle arguments to show ...
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