This is how you land a plane

2014-02-18 11:54

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Cape Town - There are two things most people want to know before boarding a plane: “Does everything work?”, and “How experienced is the pilot?” .

This video of a Boeing 767's turbulent landing visibly responds to both of these questions.

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The obvious gusty conditions are highlighted by the flexing of the plane’s wings, and in the way the Boeing 767, bounces off the runway in the first landing attempt.

Even with 120 tonnes of material pressing onto the wheels, forcefully lifting back into the air and bouncing onto the ground for a second time, the remarkable engineering behind the plane's shock absorbing mechanisms sees it remain in mint condition.

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