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"My first instructor was Louie Gasser. I don't think he ever expected me to be a good pilot since from day one I suffered from chronic motion sickness. Many of my early lessons were uncomfortable ones"
I too had a good bit of sickness in the first few flights, the nose, vibration, unusual G forces, smells the unusuall feeling of a headset clamping your head- its a pretty effective device for motion sickness!
Before you know it you will be 80 odd years old doing both Engines off loops and one wheel landings at airshows:
P.S Great Book "Forever flying" about Mr Hoover.
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"on the way down i got really really warm and started to feel sick!"
I did most of the PPL in Florida, something like 30-35 degrees every day which is fine if your on the beach but not in the cessna flying cross-country! Sweat would literally roll of ya! the trick there was to let some air through those A/C vents! What may help too is to bring a bottle of water up with you, don't see any reason not too! Anyways don't let it put ya off and goodluck with the licence!
Even a little bump can feel like you're about to fall out of the sky - the unexpected lifting of a wing as you turn downwind can feel as if the plane is about to flip over or go out of your control. You are all the time fighting the controls and bracing yourself for whatever the plane is going to do next, and you can end up in a nervous sweat.
As you gain experience you take all those bumps in your stride, you anticipate the wing-lift, and you know you won't fall out of the sky or flip over.
About the cabin temperature, you should tell the instructor if you are uncomfortable and ask him to turn off the cabin heat and let in some air. I know some instructors who are not happy unless the cabin is like an oven!
It will probably help if, at discomforting time you DONT look at your feet - as is instinctive thing but out the window - and if forward doesn't give you a steadying view look out the side
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