Can your wife travel with you as a pilot?
Flying together Are you both pilots? The odds of coordinating your schedules may be slim, but many airlines have no policy against spouses working the same flights. In fact, Delta even did a special write-up about a husband and wife who recently flew a shared flight.
Are pilots gone a lot?
Pilots are Gone a Lot Trips can be one day or multiple days and they can be back to back. Its not unheard of for there to be six days in a week where a pilot is gone from home. For us, the average is four.
Are pilots afraid of turbulence?
In short, pilots are not worried about turbulence - avoiding it is for convenience and comfort rather than safety. Turbulence is graded on a scale of severity: light, moderate, severe and extreme. Extreme is rare but still not dangerous, although the plane will subsequently be examined by maintenance staff.