How do modern-day pilots navigate their way at 35,000 feet?
Flying through turbulence in an airplane is usually something of a nuisance; when that fasten-your-seatbelts sign comes on, you know you’re in for a bumpy ride. Here, we’ll learn how airplanes use technology to avoid turbulence in the air ahead, and about systems that can help make flying a smoother, and safer, experience. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Why aren't airliners equipped with parachutes? That question is answered on this Moment of Science.