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Airplanes take off against the wind. So does happiness.

early photo of a Learjet 23, image courtesy of Hulton Archive / Getty Images

Henry Ford said, “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”

I researched this and discovered that when taking off against the wind, the oncoming force on the wings causes an upward thrust, allowing the plane to actually become airborne…



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