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Old Jul 22, 08, 11:00 pm
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yad
 
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Having recently been on a "rapid descent" flight (for a medical emergency) I can say that it's definitely noticeable. I'm sure it's only a bit faster in absolute terms, but you definitely feel it and it would certainly be a bit disconcerting if you didn't know the reason. In this particular case, I'd think it would have been pretty scary, even if obviously they were never in any real danger.
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