The Leonard Lopate Show Published by The Leonard Lopate Show Ask the Pilot Listen 33 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/90579/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Pilot Patrick Smith, who writes the column “Ask the Pilot” on Salon.com, talks about flying—from what causes turbulence, to which airports are well designed, to the TSA and airport security. Plus, he’ll answer questions from callers.