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Richard McSpadden to Speak at the 2020 Montana Aviation Conference February 29th

Richard McSpadden
Richard McSpadden, Photo Credit: Richard McSpadden

Richard McSpadden will headline this year’s Montana Aviation Conference. McSpadden is a commercial pilot, CFII, MEI with SES rating and a 525S (Citation Jet Single Pilot) type rating. He’s logged over 5,000 hours in 30 years of flying a variety of civilian and military aircraft. Richard closed his 20-year Air Force career as the Commander and Flight Leader of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds flight demonstration team where he led the U.S. Air Force’s flagship organization. He flew over 100 flight demonstrations in the #1 aircraft.

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