Across New Zealand the world airline pilots must battle the elements every day. Whether it’s clear sky turbulence, a thunderstorm, gales or snow and ice.
Last week 22 people were injured in two seperate flights due to air turbulence – something that’s hard to detect.
But what about the severe weather that’s easy to detect?
Check out the video below…
Read Philip Duncan’s Herald blog this week – Rough rides caused by potholes in the sky – what is turbulence, how do pilots deal with it and what’s it like being a flight attendant working with it every day?