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Will it be safe to fly this summer?

Will it be safe to fly this summer?

Capt Eric here again to talk about some more flying stuff. If you enjoy this blog column of mine and would like me to cover specific topics or questions, you can submit them right here. If you are new to my blog column, you may not know that every Tuesday at 6:30pm...

Where did all the airplanes go?

Where did all the airplanes go?

Captain Eric Larsen (ret) here, talking up some (post-)Covid-19 commercial aviation issues and news. If you are new to my blog column, you may not know that every Tuesday at 6:30pm Pacific, my friends Capt Ron, Dieter, and I have been talking about some of the airline...

“When can I stop worrying about Covid-19 and start worrying about flying again?”

“When can I stop worrying about Covid-19 and start worrying about flying again?”

During these unprecedented times I want to do my part and support you with hopefully helpful and entertaining insider insights and facts from a career pilot’s perspective. It’s also a great way to keep both you, the fearful flyer, and myself, engaged with the world of aviation, airline news and air travel related issues while the world works its way through the Coronavirus pandemic.

Free Fear of Flying Resources and YouTube Videos for Fearful Flyers

As a former fearful flyer and self-professed aviation geek, I enjoy a good flight video, or two....or more! As Capt Ron teaches, it's part of the exposure to the sights, sounds and sensations that helps us recognize our triggers, regulate our reactions and  ultimately...

Tribute to Slats Rodgers and Old Soggy No. 1

Tribute to Slats Rodgers and Old Soggy No. 1

"...When You Really Needed FearlessFlight®..."   "Capt Eric and I thought you might get a kick out of how far pilots have come since the first FAA license was issued.   I often say, "This ain't Orville and Wilbur's airline any more."   I use that to note the vast...

Don’t Let Fear of Flying Spoil Your Spring Break

Don’t Let Fear of Flying Spoil Your Spring Break

  I recently was invited by a national network morning talk show who asked for tips for travelers who were afraid to fly. The interview took place in an airline cabin mock-up on the set of an aircraft-themed studio with an on-air talent and a show producer. The...

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