Oh don't start me on the physics of vertical take off and landing
I tried to explain it to my ex ages ago and he just didn't get it!
It amazes me how a plane can get off the ground, let alone stay up in the air - it's a case of half my brain understands the physics of it but the other half just won't have it
They are very noisy but so nice to look at! A massive jet flew up the Mersey yesterday afternoon, really low - I was made up.
I worked in a boarding school up near the lakes that was full of RAF, Army and Navy children and some of the RAF Dads used to Buzz the school on their manouvres up and down the valleys - one even "hovered" upside down and waved at us! It blew my mind!!
I really should have been a boy