If there is one thing that represses the fear of flying, it's a massive hangover. If the plane were to kiss the ground with an undesirable velocity, you wouldn't have to suffer through the hangover. It's something. Bonus meme:
Being alone in the field for extended amounts of time (with a high tech, internet enabled device), Michael Thorton developed fondness for the out-of-the-ordinary. At least stake-outs became a lot less boring.
One can never get enough monitors. Or One huge ass 16K screen. Seriously, screen estate is important.