mechanism illusion

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • Coriolis illusion — An abrupt head movement in a prolonged constant rate turn that has ceased stimulating the motion sensing system can create the illusion of rotation or movement in an entirely different axis. The disoriented pilot will maneuver the aircraft into a …   Aviation dictionary

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