License to learn and a long cross-country

I determined from this experience weather is as forecast only part of the time. Sometimes it may be better but other times it will be worse, so assume forecasts are more like opinions than facts. “This is what license to learn means,” I thought to myself as I was bumping along in the warm summer air. No, the big lesson was yet to come.

Airport Bums

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If you're a student pilot, your lessons are probably consumed with trips to the practice area, planning cross countries and honing your pattern and landing skills - fun stuff.  Even those of us with thousands of hours will stay sharp by going out on a sunny Sunday to practice turns around a point.

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