Hobby Aftermath

Accident Chain: Unfamiliar Airport Long Flight (3hrs stuck in a small airplane) Get-there-itis (visiting sick father-in-law, and delivering her two passengers to the destination) Disregarded requirement for a Flight Review No spin recovery training Flustered by ATC Accepting clearances from ATC that put the airplane into undesired states Failed to be assertive with ATC to… Continue reading Hobby Aftermath

Hobby Flight

The Flight After being airborne for nearly 3 hours, N4252G approached the Class B airspace of Houston Hobby Airport.  Given the large speed difference between a SR20 and a Boeing 737 on approach, the approach controller had told 52G to maintain maximum forward speed if possible just before being handed off to tower.  Once on… Continue reading Hobby Flight