Have you ever stopped to think about why we blow out the candles on our birthday? How about carrying the bride over the threshold or eating turkey on Thanksgiving? While they all likely have a logical origin, these sorts of things are often continued today simply because they are rooted in tradition.
Sometimes we know and even celebrate the history of a tradition, but some others are carried on just because it's how you've always done it. In aviation, there are a few traditions that we owe it to ourselves to keep alive.
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