Rick posts regularly about Cirrus accident statistics, lessons learned from Cirrus accident investigations and ways to fly more safely. When he first bought his SR22 in 2001 as a newly minted VFR-only pilot, he soon crossed the site of the first fatal Cirrus accident. Since then he has been interested in studying why people die in a safe airplane. He teaches the Single Pilot Resource Management module at west-coast CPPP weekends, he edits the annual safety issue of Cirrus Pilot magazine, and occasionally takes on critics who post misinformation on other aviation forums.
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