Flight 49, bumpy solo

🙂 Woke up in the middle of the night thinking, ooh no, the Nor-Wester is blowing, no flying today. But by the time I got out of bed, it calmed down a lot.

So I left home to go to the airport, and yes by the time I got there, absolutely no wind.

Rang Dave as Terry my current instructor was in a conference, and got permission to fly. I need to get that every time until I have my first licence.

I got the plane ready, and of I went. The wind was picking up a bit but nothing serious, but straight away I noticed that higher up there was definitely a bit of a Nor-Wester, a wind coming over the mountains, with a lot of turbulence in it. Especially in the last 15 minutes that wind was getting stronger and bumpy-er. Really happy how my body is coping with turbulence now

Anyway, I flew for 1.1 hrs. Happy with all my landings! Today I definitely had to work harder to get them right as the wind was playing tricks with me, but learned from it. Get your speed right and everything falls into place.

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