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  • Fear of Flying: Caught on Camera

    Fear of Flying: Caught on Camera

    Well, what a complete cock-up of a program Fear of Flying: Caught on Camera on Channel 4 have just shown us. That is if it was ever intended to be any help to those with a fear of flying of course…. This COULD have been a great, insightful, helpful program. Instead, it was another poorly […]

  • Another Poorly Reported Non-Story Appears in Daily Mail

    Another Poorly Reported Non-Story Appears in Daily Mail

    A reader has shared a story found in the Daily Mail – a popular (unfortunately) UK newspaper. Any long term readers will already know my opinion of certain sections of the media when it comes to misreported and exaggerated stories contributing to the fear of flying of readers. Firstly, read the ridiculous attempt at journalism […]

  • An Open Letter to Matt Cutts

    An Open Letter to Matt Cutts

    Dear Mr Cutts, My site was severely ‘punished’ during last years Penguin updates. Now, before we go any further I want to make it clear I am not here to attack Google, or you. In fact, I love Google most of the time. I couldn’t cope without Google Maps for example, or YouTube. But, I […]

  • Possibly The Most Beautiful Photo I Have Taken…

    Possibly The Most Beautiful Photo I Have Taken…

    I flew to Funchal (Madeira) a few days back and just after takeoff on the return flight I looked out of the window to see the sun setting…. Well, I knew this was going to make a beautiful photo although it took about 10 attempts to get it right. This is the result, and I […]

  • Turbulence Set to Increase due to Climate Change

    Turbulence Set to Increase due to Climate Change

    According to a study led by Reading University in the UK and published in Nature Climate Change turbulence is on the increase as a direct result of climate change. The study concentrated on the North Atlantic corridor which sees 600 flights a day cross between the Americas and Europe. Results show that not only will […]

  • 5am Check-In.. Palma de Mallorca

    5am Check-In.. Palma de Mallorca

    It’s 7.42 in the morning as I start writing this. We are currently flying overhead mainland Spain and just started our initial descent into Palma (Mallorca). In fact, we have just over 20 minutes before we land and I have just snapped this photo out the window. The alarm went off at 3.45am this morning […]

  • Welcome to My Blog

    Welcome to My Blog

    This is where I will keep you updated on my plans for the site, and other stuff that is not directly related to overcoming your fear of flying. It’s where I can communicate with you on a more personal level, and post photos etc that may inspire you…. In this first post though, I want […]

  • How Science Can Help You Overcome Your Anxiety

    How Science Can Help You Overcome Your Anxiety

    I’ve got to tell you, the research that’s been taking place in recent years and the advancements it’s all led to has been nothing short of incredible and is completely changing much of what we know about anxiety, fear, panic, and human behaviour in general. New technologies have given us the ability to peer inside […]

  • Excellent Video of Flight From Start to Finish

    Excellent Video of Flight From Start to Finish

    This is a very good video for those with a fear of flying. Watch the flight from start to finish (video is about 45mins long). Pay special attention to all the checks that the pilots carry out at various stages of the flight. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBTbTCLEp4M’]

  • Virgin Flight VS27 Emergency Evacuation at Gatwick Airport

    Virgin Flight VS27 Emergency Evacuation at Gatwick Airport

    Virgin flight VS27 turned back to Gatwick this morning approx 10 minutes after takeoff. The Captain announced that an emergency landing would take place. Reports suggest that there was smoke in the cabin, but this has not been confirmed. What is important to talk about is the reports of injuries caused by the emergency evacuation […]