FEAR OF FLYING

disasters

An Expert Explains How Not to Get Sucked Out a Plane Window

In light of recent news stories, this could (but hopefully won't) come in handy some day.
VICE Staff
5.15.18
mental health

This Is How to Calm Down if You’re Freaking Out on a Turbulent Flight

Five tips from a psychologist.
Rajul Punjabi
4.23.18
Happy Birthday

Fifty Years and Counting, the Boeing 737 Remains One of the Safest Ways to Travel

“I flew the 737 for 18 years and can honestly say that it was a superbly capable and safe aircraft."
Ben Sullivan
4.10.17
FEAR OF FLYING

Climate Change Will Make Airplane Turbulence Much Worse

As CO2 emissions increase, flights will be bumpier too.
Farnia Fekri
4.6.17
apps

Aviophobes, Rejoice: This App Could Get You Through Your Next Flight

SkyGuru gives a whole new meaning to airplane mode.
Madison Margolin
9.19.16
Stuff

Are Lasers and Drones Making Flying More Dangerous?

We asked an expert about all the new technologies that supposedly make piloting a plane more hazardous.
Amelia Dimoldenberg
2.16.16
Stuff

I Don't Understand Why Everyone Isn't As Deathly Terrified of Flying As I Am

For me, the question has never been why some people are scared of flying, but rather how anyone in their right mind manages not to be.
Henry Wismayer
8.5.15
Stuff

Pilots Explain Why We Shouldn't Worry About Turbulence

"We avoid turbulence because it's stressful for passengers," says former military pilot Keith Tonkin, "but for pilots it's just not an issue."
Julian Morgans
7.27.15
Film

Some Tribeca Film Festival Movies Made Us Vomit, Others Made Us Smile

There are a lot of problems with "Greetings from Tim Buckley," but the main one is that it is about Jeff Buckley—a hack who made one shitty album filled with vocal histrionics and session-musician noodling and then thankfully died by way of drowning in...
VICE Staff
4.26.13