Living beings have a strong tendency to travel in packs, schools, prides, pods, or convocations. Whether they find a home in the sea, on the land, or in the air, living in a congregation is the norm more often than not.
Even early humans lived and travelled in tribes for very good reason.
This propensity for group living is neither random nor unimportant. It is a behavior aviation enthusiasts would do well to adopt more intentionally. After all, we have the same basic goals as a dolphin, a gazelle, or a duck. Safety, longevity, and diversity — that’s what we’re all after. [Read more…]