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# Geeee.....sus

replace 0-97km/hr time with an excitement measusurement factor 1:1 of g, called Gee
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Porsche 918 Spyder can do 0 to 97 km/hr in 2.1 seconds. 97km/hr = 26.944m/s 26.944 in 2.1 seconds gives an acceleration of 12.83 m/s/s The factor of g is 12.83 / 9.8 which equals 1.31.

Using a 1:1 of ratio of g to Gee, the Spyder can give an excitement of 1.31 Gees*. A top fuel straight line dragster gets 5.3 Gees**. 5.6 Gee is the record for this vehicle***.

*using a little calculus, the actual gravitational g could be included in the motion.
**5.4 Gee with a stationary approximation of gravitational g included in motion.
*** wikipedia of course.

Batteries and electric motors are only going to get better but hopefully breaking Gees (Whoas) will always surpass the Gees.

 — wjt, Oct 27 2020

Gee Bee https://en.wikipedi...l_R_Super_Sportster
Very fast, very deadly ... [8th of 7, Oct 27 2020]

Pogo https://en.wikipedi...ki/Convair_XFY_Pogo
It seemed like a good idea at the time ... [8th of 7, Oct 27 2020]

/measusurement/ great new word. Meanwhile, can we look forward to a Bee Gees track to launch the new unit?
 — xenzag, Oct 27 2020

 Could this idea also embrace the Gee Bee as well ?

 — 8th of 7, Oct 27 2020

Looks like Russell Boardman experienced the aforementioned breaking Gees when he stalled his Gee Bee and encountered the ultimate breaking brake. The ground.
 — whatrock, Oct 27 2020

It was a one-off race plane, fast, tricky and utterly unforgiving, little more than a huge engine with guidance fins on the back ... it didn't even need wings, if you look at the math (power vs. MTOW, 1,394.8 kg vs a 596.5 kW powerplant) it could accelerate vertically from rest on engine power alone, like the later Pogo.
 — 8th of 7, Oct 27 2020

As if 2020 wasn't bad enough, I've had the Bee Gees "Too Much Heaven" going through my head for the past 4 days. I would be willing to listen to Nickelback at this point to get it out.
 — RayfordSteele, Oct 31 2020

[kdf] True, when losing one's control to the disciplines of God.
 — wjt, Nov 01 2020

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