Are Pilots Afraid Of Turbulence? (4 Bouncing Facts)

Meteorology

I taught a lot of pilots how to fly in weather throughout my days flying FAR 135 operations and I was often asked, “Are Pilots Afraid Of Turbulence?” Turbulence while flying is uncomfortable and can cause unnecessary anxiety to all aboard. Are Pilots Afraid Of Turbulence? No, pilots are not afraid of turbulence. Some pilots … Read more

Are Small Airplanes Safe? (6 Things to Consider)

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Throughout the years I have been asked the question “Are Small Airplanes Safe? If you simply look at the statistics for small airplane accidents you will definitely see accident rates in these types of airplanes are much higher. Considering that the airlines last year had zero fatalities it is pretty obvious that the small airplane … Read more

Can You Fly Through Thunderstorms? (6 Thundering Thoughts)

Can you fly through Thunderstorm

Have you ever wondered “Can You Fly Through A Thunderstorm?” I have always thought thunderstorms were beautiful to watch from the ground and in the air. Throughout my years in aviation, I have had the opportunity to observe many thunderstorms. Also the bad luck of having to fly through them because it was the only … Read more