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Flying in an Air Force F-16 | I PUKED 3 TIMES

PopSci's Rob Verger recently flew in an F-16 fighter jet with the Air Force's elite demonstration team, the Thunderbirds. And though he was grateful for the chance to take to the skies with them, it did not go well for him-he threw up three times during and after the flight. So in the weeks since he landed, Rob couldn't help but wonder: why did the flight kick his butt so hard, while professional pilots seem to have no problems enduring all the forces of the jet?

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