Airplane turbulence

As someone who has been flying (as a passenger) since he was 6 weeks old I enjoy flying a lot and am always surprised how scared people get during a little turbulence. The airline pilot Patrick Smith, author of Salon’s “Ask the pilot“, recently published two articles on turbulence (“Turbulence: Things that go bump in the plane”, “With turbulence, you just never know”) which dispels some of the myths – and hopefully contributes to decreasing flying anxiety due to turbulence.

Flying over the Alps
Flying over the Alps

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