May 13, 2013
By Gary Crump
It is no big surprise that most Americans don’t get enough sleep. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls insufficient sleep a public epidemic. A 2009 study reported that between 36 percent and 44.6 percent of adults reported unintentionally falling asleep during the day in the past month.
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The NTSB has organized a safety seminar May 10 to focus on aerodynamic stalls and loss of control, a leading cause of general aviation fatalities.
Mark Luetkemeyer talks about getting back into the cockpit after a 25-year break.
Question: One of my friends is working to raise money for a charity. She wants to offer an airplane ride as a prize to one of the donors and has asked me to be the pilot in command. If am a private pilot, then how many hours of flight time would I need to have logged in order to act as pilot in command on this flight?
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