Erik Thomsen was all set to solo however 25-30 kt winds had other ideas. He decided to instead take advantage of the challenging conditions, to expand his experiences flying dual with his instructor. A strong headwind approach was demonstrated to him first and on subsequent flights he emulating very well. Erik is the kind of young pilot who benefits from these challenging conditions. The following week Erik returned to Williams Soaring Center and on 11/15/2020 executed a textbook first solo. Congratulations on a job well done!

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