Flying with Confidence: The Proven Programme to Fix Your Flying Fears

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Penguin Random House, 2013 - Fear of flying - 213 pages

A practical guide to overcoming your fear of flying by top flying experts from British Airways' Flying with Confidence course

Does the thought of flying fill you with dread? Do panic attacks leave you feeling scared and vulnerable? If so, this book could change your life. Written by top flying experts, this reassuring guide explains everything you need to know about air travel alongside techniques for feeling confident and in control from take-off to landing. In easy-to-follow sections, you'll learn how to recognize cabin noises, manage turbulence, andhandle flying inbad weather conditions. As your knowledge grows, so will your confidence, with the fear of the unknown removed. This book takes the terror out of common flight fears; includes techniques for controlling anxiety, claustrophobia, and panic; and will help you feel safe, calm, and secure when you next take to the skies."

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Patricia Furness-Smith is a psychologist and psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience. She has lectured in psychology, psychotherapy and psychopathology as well as teacher training for a number of institutions. Patricia has been a member of the Flying with Confidence team for over 10 years and worked as an air stewardess on her gap year. She lives in the Chilterns.Captain Steve Allright is a British Airways training captain on the Boeing 747. A professional pilot since 1990, he has clocked up over 11,000 flying hours. He has been part of the Flying with Confidence team for 20 years and is now a director of the company. He lives in Buckinghamshire.

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