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Questions about air turbulence, clear air turbulence, or other air movements that cause loss of control and discomfort in flight

For an introduction to turbulence in relation to aviation, see What is turbulence, and how does it happen? . The Wikipedia page on Turbulence is about turbulent flow in all of physics, not specifically about air turbulence in aviation.

See also:

  • for artificial turbulence created by the wake of another aircraft (you almost never need to use both tags together)
  • for large-scale movements of air which aren't necessarily turbulent
  • for how aircraft interact with the air in general
  • , an activity where turbulence is common