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    Yes, it does get easier with time, but how long it takes varies from person to person.  For me, it really came together about seven years and 1500 hours into my flying career, which is now in it's 50th year with more than 12,000 hours in my logbook.  So, my advice is to be patient and persistent.
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    John Gunn:
    Thnx for your response Ron, we have in fact flown our S-LSA into Mx on a number of occasions w/o issue,
    I'm just quoting the published guidance.  If you have other written guidance to the contrary, by all means please share it.  However, the fact that you've done something in Mexico "without issue" doesn't mean it was legal there or that you'll hav...
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    I just started Flight school. In general, does flying get easier as you go? Not just the practice makes perfect, but do things start to make sense eventually? If so, how long does said period tend to last??
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    If you are an AOPA member go to their vref aircraft evaluation app. Between this app and trade a plane you can get a good picture of what everything is selling for. 
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    Thnx for your response Ron, we have in fact flown our S-LSA into Mx on a number of occasions w/o issue, but my partner in the plane has a PP cert.
    I'm hoping some of the lads on this board have some personal experiences to share.
    This topic; light sport cert into Mx (& Ca) might make a good low hanging fruit for AOPA to run w/ especially since theres talk about raisi...
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    Edward Poole:
    The Cessna is easy to get into with double doors, but fueling it is a pain (stepping up on the strut which can be slick). 
    If you're flying an earlier Cessna high-wing without the built-in steps on the struts, you should not be stepping on the strut to check the fuel.  The strut isn't designed for that, and as Edward said, it's slick enough that yo...