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Stickers. A giant sticker book. Someone gave me this tip for our first flight when my son was 21 months after they had flown international with their son.


As an airline captain and licensed therapist I have specialized in treating flight phobia for 30 years. The average age of onset is 27 when, as an adult, one faces the fact of being vulnerable and - on ones own - cannot control every threat. When a child develops this problem precousiously it is a clear indication that what Winnicut called "the holding ...


Typically, the more you know about something, the less you are afraid by it. No matter how much math, theory and statistics you throw at it, nothing beats actually living the experience of it. EAA Young Eagle Program allows youngster to actually fly in an aircraft with a qualified pilot. ...


Has she ever flown before (post-toddler years)? If not, then that's the first step: fly. I probably fell into the category she falls into for years; I flew only twice as a child that I can remember, at 6 and 10, and so when I went off to college (far enough to have to fly each semester back and forth), I had a mild fear of flying. It only went away when ...

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