Setting a task every day gives you something to focus on and a goal to obtain. If you can get others to fly the same task, you have a race. When you race, you can compare and contrast your decisions and evaluate which were good and which were bad.
Let’s say you checked SkySight. The weather forecast turns out to be weak. On
What if you are short on time and have commitments later in the day? When I was taking night classes, I would fly during the day but would spend the entire flight worried that I would land out. Consequently, my decisions were too conservative, resulting in an inefficient flight. Instead, consider this a good day to practice with a short, timed task.
For example, you set a
MAT (Modified Assigned Task)
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You can use this to maximize the day. There are 6 legs to get as much distance in as possible. You want to be in the strongest weather all day. Ideally, the last thermal of the day is as far away from the airport as possible, yet you still make a final glide home. This tasking practice helps to focus on an entire day, launching early and landing last. You only have 5
While you would focus more on keeping a fast speed between
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