Another nice day. A bit of cloud around, could see Mt Ruapehu (a mountain which is approximately 250km south of Hamilton) clearly. Got a bit mixed up during the pre-takeoff checks but we sorted it out. Also learning to taxi and communicate to tower is a bit of a challenge but I am working on it. Another first, Roger upon clearing our departure with
The wind in the meantime had picked up over the airport and it caught us by surprise when we came in to land. We were quite high on final so Roger took the controls and dived us down to a more decent altitude to effect the landing, which went well. Then it was dumb moment for the day, totally forgetting the shutdown sequence. Nice one Euan. From this point on its all stepped up a gear and we will be introduced to the circuit, from which we will not escape until I can do it all alone... by myself... That is, SOLO!!