Pupil write up

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Pupil write up

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Write up on course performance of pupil pilot Dufort. Covers general progress, spinning and aeros, Difficult student to instruct, not keen on flying. Continues with other comments on performance.

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One page handwritten document

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MCuthillCR574146-180818-08

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Dufort has maintained average progress through the Course, but was initially slow to learn the checks & he did not like spinning & aeros. He [deleted] is [/deleted] still has minor lapses with checks, [deleted] & needs [/deleted] but he [deleted] he [/deleted] now [deleted] likes [/deleted] enjoys aeros

[deleted] At the beginning of the C [/deleted]

He was a difficult student to instruct at the start [symbol] [deleted] & did [/deleted] not appearing overkeen to fly[deleted]ing & looked [/deleted] often [inserted] looking [/inserted] bored. Whether it was his manner or not he [deleted] has [indecipherable words][/deleted] is now keen & enjoys his flying & is generally alert.

His flying is safe, [deleted] occasionally erratic [/deleted] [inserted] & he remains calm when given difficult instructions [/inserted] in the air, but [inserted] he is occasionally erratic [/inserted] especially when being checked or being criticised

Gen handling – average, [deleted word] flies smoothly but with occasional inaccuracies.

Aeros – average to above.
I/F – high average standard
N/F – average.
Nav – average to above

Points to watch – A firm hand needed with check, a tendency to rush things.

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“Pupil write up,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 30, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/38430.

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