Excited? I hope so. You've completed a preflight inspection, started your plane, and taxied it to the runway. You're ready to fly! he most important component of flying is takeoff and landing at an airport. Your instructor will go over airport pattern flying with you in the specific plane you've selected as your trainer. This flight guide introduces you to the flight process (if you haven't yet flown) and serves as a lesson refresher (once you've flown). If available, also use a flight simulation program to help you practice until you can take off and land in your sleep. It's like driving a car—soon you'll be doing it smoothly and easily.