Soft Landings: 5 ways to return from vacation better than you left

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I’m not a pilot, but I am a frequent flyer and every time I land, I’m not certain how the jet is going to be set down. Some seem to drop quickly and hit the ground with bumps and knocks, finally coming to a quick stop that requires a little holding on. Others come in almost floating and the wheels hit the ground softly, more like a butterfly landing gently on a flower than the massive machine it is going from 500 miles per hour to zero in a few seconds.

I’m sure there are many factors to how the landings go, but I do know I feel a sense of awe when it’s the calm and floaty kind.

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