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Publications

Mentor Magazine
Membership includes NAFI Mentor a bi-monthly publication created exclusively for flight instructors and edited by David Hipschman. NAFI Mentor will arrive at your doorstep packed with technical information, the latest in FAA regulations, insights into the fundamentals of instruction and much more. No other publication talks directly to flight instructors! Created for and by NAFI Members. Mentor

NAFI eMentor

eMentor Electronic Newsletter
Once a week we send NAFI members an electronic add-on to Mentor. This fast paced information update gives our members the latest in government, industry, and association news. eMentor

NAFI Endorsement Guide
A listing of endorsements also found in the NAFI Guide to Endorsements that NAFI publishes. This publication offers example endorsements for instructors to use in their activities with their students and customers.
 

Members have access to online archives of all NAFI publications!

FLYING Magazine
Provided to all NAFI members (international members are provided digital subscriptions), this highly respected general aviation magazine is a great source of information. NAFI and FLYING have entered into a partnership that directly benefits you – the NAFI member! FLYING is the perfect complement to the technical flight instruction how-tos contained in NAFI Mentor.
 

   
Internet Related
 

The Flight Instructor Home Page
NAFI’s website is filled with information for flight instructors. All members are listed on a searchable database that will bring students right to your e-mail address! Find an Instructor

 

Members Only Area
NAFI members get exclusive access to a members-only area that has archives including E-Mentor, Mentor, job opportunities, and an area to change your NAFI information. Members Only website

 
Job Posting Board
Located in the Member's Area, is the NAFI job posting board. If you or your employer have any job openings, and would like a free way to get the word out to NAFI members, please write up a description of the job including position requirements and benefits, and send it with a company logo (logo not required), to nafi@nafinet.org. NOTE: You do NOT need to be a member to ask us to post a job for your company.
 
NAFI Merchandise
NAFI is excited to once again offer a brand new way for our members to purchase NAFI branded merchandise. Please check this page and the store often because we will be issuing periodic limited edition specials from month to month. Our goal is to constantly make changes to our items so that we can always offer our members something new and exciting to purchase. If you have any suggestions for new items that you would like, please send your ideas to nafi@nafinet.org and we would be happy to see if we can provide it! Merchandise is available to members and non-members, with the exception of the Master Instructor apparel; you must be a NAFI MCFI to purchase those items.

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  • moisture-wicking
  • UPF 30 sun protection
  • tagless
  • Men's and women's sizes
  • NAFI logo and NAFI MCFI logo
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Discounts
If you have any questions regarding your membership benefits, do not hesitate to call NAFI HQ at (866) 806-6156 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST) or e-mail us at nafi@nafinet.org.

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20% off
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Official Underwriter for the NAFI CFI Insurance Program – expanded coverage at great rates!


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NAFI CFI Rebate Program:
$99.50 Rebate on Purchase


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NAFI Members Accommodation Program
Special savings on most Bose products

Eligible members will receive savings on most Bose products, including the acclaimed Wave® music system, home entertainment systems, audio headphones, and solutions for today's most popular portable music devices.


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ForeFlight is now providing a discount to all NAFI members on the purchase of a personal subscription.

Prices are
$49.99 for the US Standard subscription and $99.99 for the US Pro subscription.

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discount is not retroactive and must be taken after any current subscription expires.



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25% off on printed products and online test prep materials plus Free Shipping in the continental USA!



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50% discount on chapter initiation fee.


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20% discount
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Through the Lightspeed Aviation CFI Appreciation Program, active CFI's get $150 off the price of Zulu PFX, $125 off the price of Zulu.2, or $75 off the price of Sierra.

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10% off
all products including headsets and BluLink. Free ground shipping to addresses in the continental USA.

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20% off
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Insurance

Avemco Insurance Company
NAFI members now have exclusive access to the NAFI CFI Insurance Program developed and underwritten by Avemco Insurance Company—one of the most trusted insurance companies in general aviation. This enhanced product is the result of looking closely at the flight training needs of NAFI members to find a product that best meets those needs. The Avemco policy also offers members with the ability to customize coverage based on the type of aircraft used for instruction. In addition reduced rates available for NAFI members with a current Master CFI accreditation.





 
The NAFI CFI Insurance Program
Underwritten by Avemco Insurance Company

 
Affiliate Membership Organizations
Are you a CFII looking to build your business?

Making yourself known to local pilots is a great way to do that, and IMC Clubs provides you the perfect forum! IMC Clubs was established to create a community of pilots who share information by fostering communications to promote safety and build proficiency in instrument flying.


The IMC Clubs concept is to bring together IFR-rated pilots who fly in
real-world “actual IMC” and provide them an opportunity to share stories, network with the larger pilot community, and gain valuable insights and tips for their IFR flying. 

As a Chapter Host, you would organize and provide a location for regularly scheduled meetings, bringing local pilots and aviation enthusiast to your location. This is done through advertising and recognition of the IMC Clubs Organization and Membership.

IMC Club Meetings provide a forum to highlighting guest speakers and for promoting participation and discussion of IFR flying. Sharing your experience through our IMC network, helps promote you, and your business, while promoting the continuing education and experience of IFR pilots everywhere.

Safer pilots, safer skies, and safer instrument flying: IMC Clubs is the only organization dedicated to face-to-face networking and sharing of tips and techniques through our web site.

As a NAFI member you will receive 50% discount of the chapter initiation fee.

 
NAFI Programs

NAFI Master Instructors
The Master Instructor designation is a national accreditation that is recognized by the FAA and may be used to renew flight instructor certificates. This renewable designation is granted to aviation educators who are demonstrating an ongoing commitment to excellence, professional growth, and service to the aviation community. It also sets professional standards to which all instructors can aspire.
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NAFI Flight Training Organization
The NAFI FTO membership highlights those flight schools that are dedicated to providing high quality instruction and have instructors who are in touch with the flight instruction community. To have highly qualified instructors who regularly keep up-to-date on flight instruction community developments allows a flight training organization’s staff to provide the best training possible to its customers. To promote your instruction efforts in this way allows training organization’s to showcase the increased level of involvement their instructors have within the flight instruction community. Those entities that are group members of NAFI receive special benefits that include a number of memberships for the flight instructors they employ, listings on NAFI’s webpage as a NAFI FTO, and many more benefits. PilotJourney.com has partnered with NAFI to provide real benefits to those training organizations who choose to become NAFI Group Members.
NAFI Group Membership Information

 




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Representation

Government Representation
NAFI is well respected in Washington, DC as the representative of the flight instructor community. NAFI keeps a close watch on FAA actions and proposals, and coordinates with the FAA to ensure the best interest of flight instructors.

National Recognition
Quality instructors deserve national recognition. NAFI provides significant support within the national General Aviation Awards program and specifically the Certificated Flight Instructor of the Year selection process. In addition, the association founded and administers the Flight Instructor Hall of Fame.


 
Events

Field efforts and activities
NAFI is promoting flight instruction and involvement at dozens of aviation field events. You’ll find NAFI at AirVenture and Sun ‘n Fun, and other premier aviation events. In addition, the NAFI website promotes flight instruction and membership with an exclusive searchable database of flight instructors.

From flight instruction on grass strips to university aviation education, NAFI provides the benefits that assist the professionals who provide flight instruction. You can join NAFI right here on the website, or, if you prefer, please call our membership services department at (866) 806-6156 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST).