I really think that that is part of the problem, and I know that an answer to a short internet forum may not get your complete intent! If not then I apologize. My example is for a 20 seat otter or several airplanes in the air at the same time and not a 4 seater Cessna.
Unless the pattern and landing direction are determined before getting on the airplane, there is always a chance of confusion. First one down, follow the spinning wind sock, accidently follow a down wind swooper can all lead to confusion.
Some race to be first one down and then, who do you follow? Wind sock moves and what is your landing direction? Swooper lands down wind and many are afraid to do that!
So, now, what do YOU do?
My point is that only a pre-determined landing direction will safely work and I don't see it enforced on a regular basis.
I land as far from the peas as possible.
(This post was edited by danornan on May 24, 2012, 5:30 AM)
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