Most of today's lesson was dual instrument practice. The air was smooth, so I didn't have an excuse for overcontrolling--which was how I started out. Eventually got settled down and after an hour of it was managing better to keep to the heading, the attitude, the airspeed, and so on. I was surprised that slow flight on instruments seemed almost easier than at cruising speed--probably because everything happens more slowly at 45 knots than at 90.
Adam had me do a short field landing--which was interesting because
we had had to extend a long way on downwind while someone ahead of us made
a wide approach and took his time landing. I was a bit low by the
time we got to the boundary, had to add power, and then got going a bit
faster than was really good for a short field. Even so, it worked
out all right in the end.
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