I was ready to challenge myself as a pilot; conditions today did not disappoint.
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The previous flight was all about calm conditions and ZEN:
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See the Flight Chops main channel for all sorts of flying content from aerobatics to IFR training, and much more Tail Wheel Flying!
NOTE: this flight was EDITED down from over an hour to under 15 minutes; Thus, there are missing details and possible lost context.
Also, I am NOT an instructor, so PLEASE do not look at this as instruction but rather the start to a conversation that you can have with your instructor.
Here are the direct links to some other Tail Wheel Flying videos that I’ve done, but please also check my channel in case I forget to update the links here in this description:
1st solo in the Super Cub
(Great illustration of trim usage, and my WORST landing is also in this video)
Wheel Landing on pavement
Upset Recovery and Spin Training – Bellanca Citabria
Flying a Tail Dragger – Tip #3 – Taxi + Run-up + Take-Off – Shoes Matter!
And, if you haven’t seen it already – check out the “fun” video I edited from my first lesson:
FLIGHT CHOPS DISCLAIMER:
I am a “weekend warrior” private pilot, I fly for fun with no intentions of going commercial. I have had my PPL for over 15 years, but still consider each flight a learning experience – I generally take detailed notes after each flight to remind myself what went well or what I could do to improve…. Having the GoPro cameras to record flights like this is invaluable. I find these self analysis videos very helpful in my constant quest to improve, and am happy to share. Feedback is invited; however, please keep it positive.