Even experienced flyers sometimes experience anxiety about flight. It has been estimated that about one-sixth of the population fears aviation. Overcoming Your Fear of Flying offers education and skill building for frequent flyers as well as those who are considering taking their first flight.
Next Session: October 2016 (Class dates: October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29)
Future Session: February 2017 (Class dates: February 4, 11, 18, 25 and March 4)
Goals of the Class:
Overcoming Your Fear of Flying classes help people reach two important goals:
What You Will Learn
About the Instructor
The instructor of Overcoming Your Fear of Flying is Dr. Michael P. Tomaro, a Milwaukee Aviation Psychologist and Certified Flight Instructor.
Class Member Comments
The Next Session
The next Overcoming Your Fear of Flying course will be offered in October 2015. The five-session course runs on five consecutive Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the Sijan Conference Room (located inside the Mitchell Gallery of Flight Museum) at General Mitchell International Airport. The fee of $300 includes four classroom sessions on the ground and one session on board a commercial aircraft during a short flight. Note that the day of the flight could be on a weekday. Reservations are required. The size of the class is limited to 12 people.
To register for Overcoming Your Fear of Flying Classes via phone, call (414) 747-5300 and follow the prompts to "Public Relations."
Self-guided tours of Mitchell Airport can be informative and enriching for all age groups. Use our handy GMIA Self-Guided Tour Booklet to design a tour for your group's needs. Groups may visit the exhibits in the Mitchell Gallery of Flight aviation history museum and watch activity on the airfield from the windows of the fifth floor skywalk or Concourse C corridor.
Meals for your group may be purchased at the restaurants located in the airport's main terminal. For more information on dining options, click here.