Lynn University Aeronautics Dean Explains Extreme Flight Turbulence to Newsweek

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Do you feel that turbulence on flights have gotten more extreme?

David Cohen, dean of Lynn University’s College of Aeronautics, elaborates on the contributing factors, including changes in atmospheric conditions and climate change in a recent Newsweek article. The article also explores the impact of these turbulent events on flight safety and discusses advancements and strategies in aviation to mitigate these risks. 

“An aircraft gets lift by having air pass over the top and bottom of the wing. Typically, that air flows smoothly like it would coming out of a house fan on your face,” said David Cohen, the dean of Lynn University’s College of Aeronautics.

To learn more, read the full article from Newsweek here.


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