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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!



April 15, 2020 FAA Runway Safety - Professional Commentary and Review” presented by Captains Barry and Brian Schiff

Captains Barry and Brian Schiff will discuss this self-guided resource designed to provide pilots and flight instructors surface safety best practices. Interactive scenarios allow pilots to navigate on airport surfaces while communicating with ATC and following their instructions. During the presentation, the Schiffs will share their insights and experiences with runway safety while training and in their own flying. This program will assist you in identifying airport markings and signs, avoiding common errors in airport surface operations, and knowing what Advisory Circular to reference for additional information.  Click here to register.



COVID-19 Instructor News:

Due to COVID-19 we are in an ever changing environment with news changing each day. Below is some of the information we know as it pertains to flight instructors and pilots:

NOTE from NAFI Board: NAFI strongly supports an extension of Flight Instructor Certificate expiration dates due to the COVID-19 pandemic, along with additional extensions on other issues that impact our industry such as expiring knowledge tests.

NAFI Chairman Bob Meder Writes Letter to FAA 4/1/20: NAFI Seeks FAA Relief on Certification Expirations

We have been in touch with the FAA  and anticipate a FAA announcement prior to March month end.


NAFI News:

NAFI member benefit: Sun ‘n Fun offers a discount to NAFI members log in to find the code which you can use purchasing tickets online, or in person at the gate. Please remember if you plan to buy your tickets on site to bring your NAFI membership card in order to receive the discount.


NAFI congratulates EAA for the introduction of its new initiative, Proficiency365™ offering year-round proficiency training activities available to pilots and CFIs wherever they are located. EAA's Manager of Flight Proficiency Radek Wyrzykowski introduced the initiative to flight instructors on a recent MentorLIVE broadcast. To view the MentorLIVE broadcast click here and to get more information on the program visit www.eaa.org/eaa/pilots/EAA-pilot-proficiency

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20 Active courses now available! Click here to read our newest press release




InstructairOur partners at Instructair released a brand new comprehensive update to both the application and web formats! These changes, based on the results of our recent member survey are just the beginning.

Rediscover Instructair today!

Click here to read revision notes!


Last Mentor Live Presentation Recorded February 19th, 2019: Insurance Claims – What Happened?” presented by Mike Adams, Senior Vice President of Underwriting, Avemco Insurance Company

  (watch for FAA Wings Credit!)