Rudder Rudder!


We stayed in the pattern today and practiced touch and goes with crosswind. This was really frustrating. I was unlucky due to the wind sock being very temperamental. One minute we had a left quartering head wind, the next a right. So I kept getting confused with the crossing of ailerons and rudder. We did 9 landings in total, and I have to admit I needed help from Bruce on all of no sense of self accomplishment today!

We also performed a slip to landing, which was kind of hair raising as we suddenly plummeted to eat up altitude on final.

Hopefully things will suddenly 'click' into place regarding these crosswind landings...

I am at 10.1 hours right now. Bruce is pressing me to go get my Clas