Instrument Flight 23: Deja Vu All Over Again

Today I repeated yesterday’s flight with a friend, minus the distractions. Unfortunately, our holding instructions led to a direct pattern entry, which in real life would be great, but didn’t give me a chance to see if I’d learned anything. Our course to the VOR was almost lined up with the inbound course of the holding pattern, so it was obvious even to me that it would be a direct entry.

The approaches were a little better than yesterday’s. That could be due to today’s lighter wind as much as anything. I’m still overcorrecting. I did all the radio work today, which may have been the first time for an IFR lesson.

Today: 1.2 hour instrument time
Total: 2.1 hours IMC time
Total: 39.5 hours instrument time

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