- How do pilots land the plane in bad weather?
- Fear of Flying Tips and Suggestions
- How safe is it to fly over water?
- The truth and myths about oxygen masks on airplanes
- How safe and reliable is the maintenance of commercial airliners?
- What are the chances of colliding with another plane?
- How do weather delays improve safety when flying?
- How does weather cause delays when flying?
- How dangerous is a bird strike for an airplane?
- Are “go-around’s” in an airplane dangerous? (Part II)
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Still not sure that you think the airplane can withstand the worst turbulence? Well, it’s hard to imagine any more turbulent of air than that of a hurricane. When these storms make landfall they have been known to level houses … Continue reading →
Turbulence Part I Once of the most common causes of anxiety or fear on airplanes, even for the most seasoned flyers, is turbulence. In the atmosphere, turbulence is defined as “a state of fluid flow in which the instantaneous velocities … Continue reading →
If you are afraid of flying, it doesn’t seem to make a difference how often you fly or why you happen to be on that particular flight. It is just an altogether unpleasant experience. One in five passengers, whether they … Continue reading →
Most passengers would really like to know…. Do Personal Electronic Devices (PED’s) really interfere with airplane communications and navigation systems? A string of recent events has given airline passengers a reason to question whether or not they really should turn … Continue reading →
Only one pilot? No problem. Recently, the Captain of a JetBlue flight from New York to Las Vegas, exhibited strange and erratic behavior, which after being convinced to leave the cockpit, ultimately resulted in him being subdued by passengers and … Continue reading →
“If God wanted man to fly, he would have given him wings.” -George Melville There is certainly some truth in that quote, especially when it comes to the fear and anxiety that some people experience when it comes to flying. … Continue reading →