Enjoying this story?

Like us on Facebook to get more awesome stories in your feed everyday!

No thanks

30 Pilots And Flight Attendants Confess The Best Kept Secrets You Don’t Know About Flying

3. How a pilot approaches landing.

Airplane landing

When you experience a hard landing in bad weather it wasn’t because of a lack of pilot skills but it is in fact intentional. If the runway is covered in water the airplane has to touch down hard in order to puncture the water layer and prevent aqua planing.

“Landings are nothing more than controlled crashes.” Pilot friend quote.