Ground reference maneuvers are more important than you may think. Frequently regarded as unimportant or boring, ground reference maneuver training is often limited to a few minutes of flight instructor demonstration and brief student practice.
Flight Training Magazine (AOPA)
Daidzic, N. E. (2019). Keeping your distance: The science of turn-around-a-point and ground reference maneuvers. Flight Training Magazine (AOPA), 31(7), 32-37. https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/all-news/2019/july/flight-training-magazine/keeping-your-distance
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