What Is Negative G Force?

Negative-g force is the downward acceleration that produces weight force in the upward direction.

For example on a roller coaster, when the acceleration of our body increases more than the free-fall acceleration, we experience an upward force and get a sense of weightlessness due to this negative-g force.

This negative-g force is also experienced by pilots while high speed dives.

In simple terms, the positive-g force pushes you downwards into the seat while the negative-g force pulls you upwards out of the seat.

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