March 2017 Issue

Circular Patterns

It turns out rounding off the corners is rather easy if you take it step by step.

Your mission is complete. Itís time to return to the boat, refuel, get some chow and prepare for the next mission. As you come up the starboard side of the ship just above pattern altitude, the Air Boss clears you for the break. You break hard left, enter the pattern and begin your transition to land. You hit the 180, the 90, roll final, call the ball and continue lining up to land. Just as you land, take the trap and go to full military power, you...wake up. Drat! Another dream!

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