Up in the air

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I’ve always been amazed that we as humans have learned how to get multi-ton machines up in the air. Yes, I know that it has to do with physics and science, but it still feels like a miracle. Now, if I could only get rid of my fear uneasiness of turbulence. Even the flight lessons didn’t really clear that up.

I'm a doctoral candidate in the Doctor of Public Health program at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. All opinions posted here are my own, of course, and they do not necessarily reflect the opinions of my school, employers, friends, family, etc. Feel free to follow me on Twitter: @EpiRen

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  1. The only thing more amazing are the cargo aircraft, with the immense mass that they can transport.
    The largest cargo aircraft in the world is a humongous Russian cargo transport aircraft. The first time I saw that specific aircraft, I wondered that it didn’t run out of fuel just taking off.

    Turbulence rarely has bothered me, largely because as soon as we’re at altitude, I’m out like a light. Always.

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