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...
What’s the Big Deal About Takeoff?

What’s the Big Deal About Takeoff?

It never ceases to amaze me what I learn from fearful flyers.  And takeoff has been the source of many insights. I “get” it that many fearful flyers are rattled by the “rockin’ and rollin’” during the takeoff roll down the runway. What surprises me is that for many,...
Afraid to Fly or Afraid to Swim

Afraid to Fly or Afraid to Swim

Most people who come to us for help overcoming their fear of flying have issues with takeoffs or turbulence.  That’s why we’ve posted helpful articles on FearlessFlight.com about  turbulence and takeoffs. Occasionally people have experienced a bad landing that stuck...
Volcanic Ash Shows Air Travel at Its Best and Worst

Volcanic Ash Shows Air Travel at Its Best and Worst

Takeoffs, turbulence, thunderstorms…fearful flyers worry about a lot of the same things. This week, Mother Nature delivered a new twist to the fear of flying worry list:  a volcano and volcanic ash from the eruption in Iceland. Exactly what is the big deal with this...
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