What Goes Up…! (The Journey Itself Video Series, part 2)

Have I got a treat for all my aviation enthusiast friends!  I hope you enjoyed Awesome Aircraft, part 1 of this 2 part series on The Journey Itself.  Let’s kick it up a notch today and watch specially-selected videos of airplanes behaving badly.

Perhaps it’s a nasty crosswind, perhaps it’s a too short-of-an-approach runway… but what goes up must come down, and in these cases, it’s pretty spectacular!

None of the embedded videos feature any actual airplane crashes, although there are some in the final “Ten Most Extreme Airports” video.  Accordingly, anyone with a fear of flying may want to seek entertainment elsewhere.

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Awesome Aircraft! (The Journey Itself Video Series, part I)

Awesome Aircraft!

Curious about the history of flight?

How do airliners stay up in the air, anyway?

Will we enjoy supersonic passenger air travel ever again?

If you are like my daughter and me, you absolutely love flying and everything having to do with it.  Getting up well before dawn to make it to your 4am check-in time.  Finding just the right time to board the aircraft (pretty much last – we never use the overhead bins).  Thrilling to the speed of take off.  Marveling, each and every flight, at how such a heavy piece of machinery stays airborne.

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