Since I currently rent an airplane whenever I want to fly, I'm pretty spoiled. I don't go far from the home airport and even if I do, hey, it's Minnesota. It's mostly flat with lots of green fields to land in should things go south.
At some point -- maybe -- this RV is going to be finished and I'm going to want to fly cross country, across some terrible terrain. Like this:
I'm still working on the engine installation (and probably will be for most of the next year). This is good motivation to take my time and get it right.