Welcome to the National Association of Flight Instructors

Welcome to the National Association of Flight Instructors

NAFI provides valuable resources to all flight educators to further its 50+ year commitment to raise and maintain the professional standing of flight instructors in the aviation community. NAFI members follow a Code of Ethics in their flight instruction practices that provides a standard of character and professionalism, setting them apart in the flight training community. Be a part and JOIN!


NAFI MentorLIVESeptember 20th, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET: 

The Fastest Growing Pilot Demographic Is Age 70+.  Is There Such A Thing As An "Average" Older Pilot? Presentation by NAFI Board Member Dr. Victor Vogel

    For more information, click here.

NAFI Mentor Magazine September/October 2023 Issue (Exclusive Member Benefit)

September/October Mentor

Latest NAFI NOTAMs Blog: Embracing the Tapestry of Learner Diversity in Flight Training ~Guest Blogger Jason Schappert, MzeroA.com

Did you miss Airventure 2023 and the NAFI Professional Development Center?

Coming Soon, watch the second of our 2023 NAFI Professional Development Center Presentation Series

Five Skills Instructors Should Cover w/Spencer Suderman

Watch last year's PDC presentations in our 2022 PDC Archive Here

Congratulations to our September/October NAFI Master Instructor Recipients: (Left to Right) Elayne Humphrey MCFI, Naoya “Tama” Tamanaha 3x MCFI, James "Steve" Rutland 11xMCFI, Gene Peterson 3xMCFI  Learn more about these and other amazing instructors here!

Elayne Humphrey, MCFINaoya “Tama” Tamanaha NAFI MCFISteve Rutland, NAFI MCFIGene Peterson NAFI MCFI