Back to Basics Stage 1 – Lesson 6

This issue we start a discussion on landing techniques…

Stage 1 – Lesson 6

Fig 1 - A typical circuit pattern for an airfield. We’ll explore this in more detail next issue.

One of the highlights for any budding pilot is the first time they land an aircraft. I still remember mine a significant number of decades later! Let’s face it, aeroplanes are totally out of their element when on the ground and setting up the aircraft to ensure a smooth and safe touchdown is one of the most demanding and yet satisfying aspects of flying.

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