011) Conquering the Fear of Flying: A Pilot's Guide to Overcoming Flight Anxiety

Are you among the estimated 25% of Americans who are nervous about flying or the 6% who suffer crippling anxiety? This class, led by an experienced commercial airline captain, addresses the most common causes of fearful flying, using visual aids and non-technical explanations to demystify the physical sensations of flight—like turbulence and landings. We will confront widely held fears about such things as thunderstorms, in-flight malfunctions, cabin air safety, and the structural soundness of modern aircraft. The program will conclude with an audience Q&A.