instructor s Okay now what's something we can do if we're not sure what way to go?
I fumbled around on the displays to bring up a chart of the airport, which looked like this:
inst What's something else we could do?
I zoomed in further on the display.
inst Besides using the map... what could we do?
I stared at him. Then suddenly over my headset I hear ground control, "seven tango kilo you're going to need to turn left on bravo, then left on alpha to your hangar." Hey, magic! I turned left and went along our way.
And of course I looked at instructor s and said, "See, I got it! You just stop and look lost until ground control notices and feels sorry for you."
Apparently you can also request a "progressive taxi" which means they give you more detailed instructions about how to get around, but I'd never heard of this in my life. or maybe I did, it was just lost in the craziness of everything. Sigh. a little education at every step.