Susan Cross, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in California with an interest in fear of flying. She wrote - and sent - an essay on flying that was inspired by the performance of Southwest Captain Tamie Joe Shults who was impressively calm when dealing with a life-threatening inflight situation.


The Right Stuff

I was intrigued this week to spot an unusual headline that read, “Southwest pilot, a former Navy fighter, praised for HER nerves of steel during emergency.”...