These are the only things you need to know:
It is not any harder to fly a plane in turbulence than in normal conditions.
We reduce speed very slightly … a matter of 5 or 10 miles per hour at high altitude.
At low altitude we fly at about 290 knots (335 mph) depending upon aircraft type.
We select continuous ignition for the engines … like keeping the piezzo spark going all the time on your cooker gas rings.
We turn on the seat belt signs.
If other aircraft have reported a ‘smoother ride’ at another altitude we request a change of cruising height.
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