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Let’s Scare the Passengers

Posted May 5, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

If it wasn’t for company policy requiring me to go and find some smooth air, I’d just tighten my seat belt, put my arms up in the air and yell, “yeehaw!”

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Total Turbulence Helps Guide Flights To Smoother Skies

Posted April 8, 2015 by Paul Thompson

Real-time turbulence reports are now crowdsourced directly from flights en route. However, it’s the planes — not the passengers — doing the talking.

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Turbulence: Everything You Need to Know, Part 2

Posted May 14, 2014 by Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith delves into wake turbulence, explaining the various factors behind this airborne phenomena and how pilots protect against the dangers of wake upsets.

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Pilots will always stay clear of cumulonimbus buildups like these.
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Turbulence: Everything You Need to Know, Part 1

Posted May 7, 2014 by Patrick Smith

Turbulence is far and away the number one concern of anxious passengers. Patrick Smith sheds light on the phenomena and how pilots handle turbulence in flight.

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An AIRMET/SIGMET map like this displays forecasts of turbulence for pilots and dispatchers. (Map by National Weather Service)
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Four Flight Attendants Hurt by Turbulence Thursday in Separate Incidents

Posted August 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Turbulent skies over the US on Thursday injured four flight attendants on three separate flights.

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Audio: Severe Turbulence Injures Four Aboard US Airways Flight to Denver

Posted April 18, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Two passengers and two flight attendants were injured when a US Airways flight hit severe turbulence while approaching into Denver Saturday night.

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Severe Turbulence Forces American Airlines Flight Diversion to Boston

Posted August 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

An American Airlines jet flying from New York-JFK Airport to Brussels made an unscheduled landing in Boston Sunday night after flying through severe turbulence.

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United Airlines Flight Hits Severe Turbulence, 25 Injured

Posted July 20, 2010 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines Flight 967, flying from Washington-Dulles (IAD) to Los Angeles (LAX) has made an emergency landing at Denver (DEN) after hitting severe turbulence. Early reports indicate around 30 people on board were injured.

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