So, i began my lesson by NOT doing the proper soft-field take off - as I should have been more prepared regarding the snow laden runway. Then, we altered our lesson plan to instruments even after a 20 min brief on the ABC's of forced landings.
Yes, its literally the ABCDEF of forced landings. Airspeed, Best field, Cause, Declare, Evac prep, Fuel. Getting it? Got it? Good! (I even left out carb heat, and best field options).
So, i realized today that i REALLY enjoy instrument flying. I'm slowly getting better - conversely trying to not over control the aircraft, which happens to be my largest folly. I'd like to think that's an easily corrected problem. Can I get what what?
Tomorrow, we are planning both the dual and solo (at separate times of course) forced landings. Oh, and that's going to be the first time I'm in the "practice area" solo - i've only been in the circuit solo. Yet, another grandiose leap in my training.
Yes, the picture attached to this blog entry was my only site for about .8 hours. The other .1 hour was a takeoff and landing procedure.
Also this week, i have received my certificate of ground school completion. I still have to write some exams and pass but the material has been covered. Soooo much theory. I feel like a damn meteorologist, its rather sick.