Rich Stowell recently logged his “10,000th hour of total flight time.” For those who haven’t heard of Rich, he’s a flight instructor from Cascade, Idaho. He’s written a trio of books focused on stall/spin awareness and emergency maneuver training.
I found out about Rich’s milestone via Facebook. He wrote it took “almost 34 years to the day since my first flying lesson” to log 10,000 hours. And if you are wondering, those hours were “earned 42 minutes at a time, without an autopilot. These are not airline hours.” [Read more…]