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!



October 19, 2022 at 8 p.m. ET: “Glider Concepts for Powered Flight Training” presented by Scott Manley, CFI-G


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This broadcast is sponsored by Elixir Aircraft

NAFI Mentor Magazine September/October 2022 Issue (Member Exclusive Benefit)


September/October NAFI Mentor Magazine

Latest NAFI NOTAMs Blog: Improbability and the Beginning of Instructional Wisdom~Guest Blogger Thomas P. Turner

Check out the fourth in our NAFI Professional Development Center Series Top 5 IFR Mistakes Pilots & Instructors Make w/Gary Reeves

Full PDC Archive Here

Congratulations to our September/October NAFI Master Instructor Recipients: (Left to Right)  Brandon Gardner MCFI, Anderson Dowling Associate MCFI, Andy Jones MCFI, Matthew Sawyer MCFI, Patrick Howell Associate MCFI Learn more about these and other amazing instructors here!

 Brandon gardner NAFI MCFIAnderson Dowling NAFI MCFIAnd Jones NAFI MCFIMatthew Sawyer NAFI MCFIPatrick Howell NAFI Associate MCFI

Enter the NAFI Briefing Room to learn once again that specialization is a great way to become successful in the flight training industry, and how NAFI Member Art Hayssen turned his passion into a business.