Dealing with failure in the Air Force

Resilience plays a massive role in getting Flight Lieutenant Armstrong ready to fly in the Air Force Roulettes. The ups and downs of flying – and of real life – are as much a mental game as physical. Sometimes you have a bad day and it's important to take a break and not be too hard on yourself.

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You've got to learn to work with failure; you have to accept that no one's perfect.

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