I would no sooner pilot a plane than marry a fish.
So I am always reassured when the voice from the cockpit is one of ineffable calm.
Sometimes, though, pilots must be suffering nervous conniptions when the weather turns on them and, say, the runway disappears as they are landing.
This quite pulsating footage was uploaded to YouTube this week. It shows a Boeing Business Jet landing in rain.
The windshield wipers are working furiously. Suddenly the runway seems to vanish.
The calm decision-making that leads the pilot to abort the landing and try again freezes the lay mind.
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