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How do the G loads from various abort systems compare?

With the SpaceX Pad Abort on peoples minds, I was wondering. How does it compare to other abort systems in terms of G load on the passengers. SpaceX reports that their abort G load is around 4G's. ...
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Are there any Pusher Launch Escape Systems in actual use?

Previous manned spaceflight vehicles, that had a Launch Escape System (Excluding you space shuttle!) usually seemed to favor the notion of a tractor (Puller) style LES. That is, the manned module ...