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|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||atc facility : avl|
|Altitude||msl bound lower : 6000|
msl bound upper : 6000
|Controlling Facilities||artcc : ztl|
tower : dfw
|Operator||general aviation : personal|
|Make Model Name||Small Aircraft, Low Wing, 1 Eng, Retractable Gear|
|Flight Phase||cruise other|
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Qualification||pilot : private|
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 65|
flight time total : 1156
flight time type : 105
|Affiliation||government : faa|
|Function||controller : radar|
|Qualification||controller : radar|
|Anomaly||non adherence : far|
other anomaly other
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
|Resolutory Action||none taken : anomaly accepted|
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
|Air Traffic Incident||Pilot Deviation|
I departed ashville, nc, in VFR WX approximately XA00 pm local oct/fri/93. I filed IFR just in case. I filed electric city VOR, rome VOR. Approximately 10-15 mins into the flight, center asked if I wanted direct. I accepted and was approved rome direct. Later on in the flight, I was asked by center if I was IFR rated, my reply was yes. End of conversation. The flight proceeded to a hold over rmg VOR, missed approach to 4a4, then approach and landing at rome, GA, at approximately XC45 pm local.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: PLT OF AN SMA SEL PVT ACFT FILED AND OPERATED IFR WHEN NOT INST RATED.
Narrative: I DEPARTED ASHVILLE, NC, IN VFR WX APPROX XA00 PM LCL OCT/FRI/93. I FILED IFR JUST IN CASE. I FILED ELECTRIC CITY VOR, ROME VOR. APPROX 10-15 MINS INTO THE FLT, CTR ASKED IF I WANTED DIRECT. I ACCEPTED AND WAS APPROVED ROME DIRECT. LATER ON IN THE FLT, I WAS ASKED BY CTR IF I WAS IFR RATED, MY REPLY WAS YES. END OF CONVERSATION. THE FLT PROCEEDED TO A HOLD OVER RMG VOR, MISSED APCH TO 4A4, THEN APCH AND LNDG AT ROME, GA, AT APPROX XC45 PM LCL.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.