Rich estimates that he has performed nearly 35,000 spins of one turn or more (traveling the equivalent of almost 1,700 vertical miles while spinning!) in 240+ single-engine airplanes, representing the following types:

Low-Wing Aircraft

Beech E33C
Beech T-34 Mentor
Chipmunk DHC-1B
Micco SP-26A
Piper PA-28-180 Cherokee
Piper PA-38-112 Tomahawk
Vultee BT-13

Alpi Microlight Jay Hawk
Furio LN-27RG
Giles G-202
MX Technologies MX-2
RV-6, -6A, -7, & -8
Russian Yak-52 & -54

Austrian Diamond DA20 Katana
Bavarian Grob G115 C1
Canadian DHC-1B Chipmunk
Czechoslovakian Zlin 142 & 242
German Extra 300 & 300L
Italian Siai Marchetti SF260
Japanese AeroSubaru FA-200
Scottish Aviation Bulldog 120
Swiss FFA AS 202 Bravo

High-Wing Aircraft

Bolkow Junior
Cessna 150, A150, 152, & A152
Cessna 172
Cessna 177B Cardinal
Cessna T-41
Citabria 7ECA, 7GCAA, 7GCBC, & 7KCAB
Decathlon 8KCAB (Standard, CS, Super, & Extreme)
Piper J-3 Cub
Piper PA-18 Super Cub


Boeing Stearman (220 hp Continental & 300 hp Lycoming)
DeHavilland Tiger Moth
Great Lakes 2T-1A-2
Pitts S-1S, S-2A, S-2B, S-2C
Waco YMF-5

Akro Sport II
Christen Eagle II
Great Lakes 2T-1A-K
Pitts S-1
Starduster, Skybolt

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