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 […]

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 […]