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Rich Stowell has been a full time aviation educator providing spin, emergency maneuver, aerobatic, and tailwheel training since 1987. His experience includes performing more than 33,000 spins in 220 light, spins-approved airplanes. Stowell regularly conducts aviation safety seminars and training clinics across the U.S., and has written numerous articles for aviation publications. In addition to producing his own audio/visual programs, Stowell was the lead scriptwriter for the FAA's three-part "Loss of Control" series. He has authored three textbooks as well, including "The Light Airplane Pilot's Guide to STALL/SPIN AWARENESS" in 2007 and "EMERGENCY MANEUVER TRAINING, Controlling Your Airplane During a Crisis" in 1996. For his contributions to aviation safety and education, Stowell was honored as the FAA's National Flight Instructor of the Year in 2006. He was also designated the country's first Master Instructor–Aerobatic in 2001 and is a Charter Member of the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators.