Eventually I settle down and start flying the plane, by the time we’ve gotten out to the practice area I’ve forgotten that I’m meant to be panicking. So If I can do it then, why can’t I do it from the start? I mean I take off fine and I do actually fly the plane like I’m meant to, it is just that it is accompanied by a whole load more whining, complaining and swearing than it needs to be.My goal is to “pull-myself-the-hell-together”* and get those first few minutes right. There is no reason for me to react like this. I quite simply, just need to stop.
*This is probably what Bob is thinking :)