WTF Fun Fact – Deaf Flights

“Deaf flights” were prescribed by doctors to cure hearing loss in the 1920’s and 30’s. Stunt pilots would take unsuspecting passengers up in planes and terrify them with loops, barrel rolls, and dives. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Doctors Once Prescribed Terrifying Plane Flights to “Cure” Deafness | History | Smithsonian Magazine


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