Although there are a good number of academic papers which examine ‘fear of flying’, [recent example] the number of scholarly dissertations which cover ‘fear of flying’ amongst a specific subset of air travellers – viz. pilots – is very low. Perhaps just one. May we recommend the work of aviation practitioner, aviation historian, aviation philosopher, […]
Preamble: Improbable has attempted to make contact with the Ukrainian Podgorny Institute in order to obtain a photo of their rubbery ‘Bird Imitator’, but, sadly, our efforts failed – so in lieu we have used a relatively non-representative picture of a latex chicken. Bird Strikes are a considerable hazard for aircraft – see, for example, […]
Investigator Adiyasa Dwitama alerts us to two news reports about Sudoku puzzles putting people in peril: No sudoku during takeoff and landing! Mistrial due to sudoku?