The frightening consequences of airplane turbulence
What exactly is this often terrifying weather phenomenon?
Turbulence is a challenging weather phenomenon that can frighten even the most frequent of flyers. And while modern commercial airliners are fully equipped to withstand all types of turbulence and are flown by pilots trained to safely operate a plane during such an event, a rough, bumpy, and unsteady flight is an uncomfortable and unnerving experience. Indeed, it's no fun at all. So, what exactly is turbulence, how is it caused, and what measures can be taken to reduce its effects?
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