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Definition of «Fear of flying»

Fear of flying

Fear of flying: An irrational fear of flying is called aerophobia. Aerophobia also refers to irrational fear of fresh air or drafts of air. From the Greek "aero-", air or gas + "phobos", fear.

A virtual reality program that simulates the experience of take-offs, landings, normal flying and turbulence reportedly helps some people overcome their fear of flying.

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