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The StallRefuel, Repurpose, and Re-energize

I love flying. It’s always been a passion of mine. Every noise that stresses passengers out before take-off intrigues me. To me, they are a series of questions. Each sound has a story, and I love trying to figure out what each sound means. I took a few flying lessons (I never completed getting my license for a variety of reasons, and kudos to all of you who were able to reach that goal). As part of the lessons, my instructor would intentionally take me through “stalls” so I could learn what causes them and how to get out of them. The basic principle is, when an airplane stalls it’s because of a loss of “lift” and an increase in “drag.” Well now, isn’t that a pretty solid metaphor for stalls or becoming ...

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