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Fear of Flying Test
A number of different aspects of commercial air travel are listed below. Please choose a number from the scale below to show how much you be troubled or disturbed by each of these hems as they would occur if you were to fly today.
0 = Not at all disturbing
2 = Slightly disturbing
4 = Definitely disturbing
6 = Markedly disturbing
8 = Very severely disturbing


1. ___ Making reservations for a flight.
2. ___ Traveling to the airport
3. ___ Waiting in line for seat assignment.
4. ___ Getting and undesirable seat. Which is better (circle one) WINDOW or AISLE.
5. ___ Waiting in boarding area.
6. ___ Standing in line on boarding ramp - boarding plane.
7. ___ Walking through the cabin of the plane toward your seat.
8. ___ Demonstration of safety features of plane.
9. ___ Looking out of window while on the ground.
10. ___Taxiing to takeoff area.
11.____Take-off
12. ___ Looking out of window during takeoff.
13. ___ Looking out of window while in the air.
14. ___ Being on a crowded plane.
15. ___ Being on a relatively empty plane.
16. ___ Thinking of your family while flying.
17. ___ Listening to engine sounds.
18. ___ Watching other passengers.
19. ___ Experiencing turbulence (plane lurches)
20. ___ Listening to pilot's announcements.
21. ___ Eating a meal while in flight.
22. ___ Using the plane's washroom.
23. ___ Flying though clouds.
24. ___ Flying over water.
25. ___ Thinking about the altitude (how high you are in the air).
26. ___ Thinking about the speed of the plane.
27. ___ Listening to announcements of landing preparations.
28. ___ Hearing landing gear moving into position.
29. ___ Feelings of descent during landing.
30. ___ Feeling of touchdown on landing strip.
31. ___ Braking of plane during landing.
32. ___ Taxiing to terminal after landing.
33. ___ Waiting in line to deboard plane.Total Score_______


Now add up your total score. The average score for people with fear of flying is 148. People who do not have a fear of flying have an average score of 35. Any score higher than 50 indicates that you may be helped by virtual reality therapy.




Fear of Flying Treatment L.A.
The Center for Virtual Reality Therapy has offices in Santa Monica, CA and Calabasas, CA. For further information please contact Dr. Alan Berkowitz Dr. Nan Tarlow or Dr. Gerald Tarlow at (818) 465-8778. Or email us at vrtherapy@gmail.com