The student will learn the shape, go ahead-points, and most of all, the flexibility of the pattern.
The student will NOT focus on bad habits such as rigid adherence to specific altitudes at certain points in the pattern. It must also be stressed that rigid, square perfection is NOT the goal of the pattern. Every pattern is different, and it must be viewed as a tool to the primary and ultimate goal -- getting to the runway safely.
The student must be able to perform
The student must be able to explain
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