When an east wind blows, the approach path into London’s smallest airport for commercial airliners is one of the more interesting that a passenger can experience.  Aircraft take a route low across the landmarks of central London, providing vistas that many tourists would pay good money for beyond the ticket price. Then they slide above the roofs of the Docklands financial district’s skyscrapers, angling downwards at a steeper angle than normal, which, at 5.5 degrees is ...

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