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How to land an airplane if you are not a pilot

At the flight school people always ask me: "Can I land a plane? I have X years of flight simulator experience." Short answer is: history shows you will probably die. Probably not because it is difficult but because you don't know what you don't know. Flight simulators distort important aspects of landing airplanes: your awesome 200 degrees/3D vision, the muscle mechanics of flying and the notion of distance. In fact, flight simulators are harder than the real thing. Yet, many… ( More...

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yes can do
Toby Sharp 1
Just press the "auto land" button, that every non pilot thinks every pilot has at his disposal because the pilot's "don't even fly anymore."


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