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 TODAY!

NAFI News: 

10/1/2019 NAFI is proud to announce the hot air balloon Elite Balloon Instructor (EBI) program co-developed with experts in lighter than air training The Balloon Training Academy.


 View the EBI announcement press release here!


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October 16th, 2019 at 8:00 PM Eastern: “8 Magic Tricks That Can Kill Flight School Business” presented by Ned Parks, ATP, CFI-H/A, AGI

Running a flight school can be as complex as offering multiple ratings with multiple aircraft and multiple instructors or as simple as a single CFI with one airplane teaching one rating. No matter the size or ratings offered everything you do, say, and show sends a message to the student. The question is what message?

Are you sending the message of a well-organized, thoughtful, friendly, and safety program or a message of a disorganized, chaotic school that treats safety as a required compliance instead of an agreed desire?

 Click here for more information and to register.


NAFI Members Can Now Apply for fourth year of NAFI/King Schools Scholarship 2019 Valued at $18,000

A well deserving National Association of Flight Instructors Member CFI or aspiring CFI will be awarded The King Schools/NAFI Scholarship valued at more than $18,000 in early 2020. The scholarship consists of $5,000 cash for the attainment of an initial or advanced instructor rating and lifetime access to the entire King Schools library of over 90 courses, including FIRCs. Read more here!

5 New Courses released for the NAFI Professional Development Program (PDP). 15 Active courses now available!  Click here to read our newest press release



September 18th, 2019: "Insurance Claims – What They Can Teach Us” presented by Mike Adams, Senior VP, Underwriting, Avemco Insurance Company


 (watch for FAA Wings Credit!)