There are certain skills that professionals pull off with grace and finesse making them seem deceptively easy to the untrained eye. Landing an aircraft is one of those skills. It may look easy, but we all know the saying, “A good landing is one you can walk away from. A great landing is one after which you can use the aircraft again.” Clearly it isn’t quite so easy, is it?
A safe, precise landing is the goal of every pilot at the end of their flight, and one of the keys to nailing that perfect landing is approaching it at the proper rate of descent.