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Friday, May 9, 2008

Plane Answers: When are pilots afraid of turbulence?


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Originally uploaded by Fly For Fun
Kyle writes:

First of all, thanks for taking the time to respond to people's questions. There's something I've always wanted to know. Do pilots ever get scared of turbulence? If so, what makes them bad enough to actually be scary. Is there a way a passenger can know when to be concerned and when it's just normal bumps and shakes?

Read the follow up answer with video here.

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