Pilots are told about ways to cope with fear in flight and turbulence
Pilots of passenger aircraft revealed some very simple and unusual ways that will allow you to get rid of fear, including turbulence, during flight.
According to statistics, one out of ten people are afraid to fly because of turbulence, even despite the fact that experts call this phenomenon is completely harmless and natural. The vast majority of injuries sustained as a result of the turbulence, arise from unfastened seatbelts, or falling Luggage. For experiencing the fear of the passengers, the pilots told The Telegraph about the basic ways to cope with a phobia.
A number of tips associated with the distraction from the situation on Board. In particular, it is recommended to squeeze and relax the buttocks. It seems ridiculous, but, according to pilots, it really works.
Also, passengers are requested to submit the “flight of your dreams” or try to write your own name by hand, which do not normally use for writing.
Pilots believe that with the growing sense of panic should start to breathe through a cocktail straw to restrict the flow of air into the lungs and avoid hyperventilating from nerves.
In addition, the alarmists should reserve a place in the front of the plane where all the air holes are felt less keenly, and to avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks. Pilots are also advised to resort to massage of neck and shoulders, where the point that can reduce the feeling of stress and anxiety.
Get rid of unwanted experiences will help and chat with the flight attendants. If you experience any unexplained sound that to scare you, the pilots advise to contact the employees of the company who will explain things and calm.
“If it doesn’t work, try to fight fear with facts. Lack of knowledge is the main cause of fear of flying”, — experts say.
For example, you should know that the wings are unable to fall off during the flight, the engine failure will never lead to a sharp drop in liners and can continue flying with one engine, and in case of failure the second will be planned for 112 miles before landing.