NAFI Member Benefit Information

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Mentor Magazine: NAFI membership includes Mentor magazine, a bi-monthly publication available in print and digital formats. Written by NAFI members for NAFI members, Mentor provides a unique aviation journalism perspective not found anywhere else. Each issue of Mentor is filled with thought-provoking articles, departments, and commentary. Mentor includes informative features and compelling stories that cover a range of topics such as aviation education challenges, flying techniques, business practices, new technology, and professional development.

Mentor contains the insightful Position Report by NAFI Board Chair Karen Kalishek. Other departments include The Right Seat: Your questions answered by industry experts, and On Your Wing: Meet a NAFI member. Mentor's Feedback section encourages reader engagement in a letter to the editor forum that produces thought-provoking dialogue among NAFI members.

You can meet Mentor authors on The Writers Behind the Stories, a bimonthly series on NAFI’s More Right Rudder podcast, hosted by NAFI Director of Publications and Editor Beth Stanton. To view a past issue click here.


eMentor Electronic Newsletter is delivered each week to your email inbox. This streamlined information update keeps members appraised of the latest NAFI announcements and programming, along with government, regulatory, and industry news.


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MentorLIVE is NAFI’s monthly, live-streaming broadcast airing the third Wednesday of every month at 8:00pm Eastern. These programs feature subject matter experts from many aspects of the flight instruction industry to help CFIs be more successful in their training endeavors.

The NAFI Professional Development Program (PDP) is a means of providing all CFIs with invaluable education and tools to enhance their technical and teaching skills, including improving their ability to interact with their students so that more reach their goal to become a pilot. It is designed to develop and mentor a flight instructor's mastery of core concepts in aviation education and leadership.


NAFI NOTAMs is a collection of educational, inspirational, and lifestyle posts relating to flight instructors in and out of the cockpit. Our guest authors will consist of industry leaders, NAFI Board members/Staff, NAFI members, media creators, influencers, and relevant thought leaders from outside aviation altogether.

Members have access to online archives of all NAFI publications!

Members Only Area
NAFI members get exclusive access to a members-only area to access archived issues of E-Mentor and Mentor Magazine, search job opportunities, connect with fellow members and manage your member profile.

Job Posting Board
If you or your employer have job openings, and would like to spread the word to NAFI members, please send a description, including position requirements and benefits, and send it with a company logo (optional), to [email protected]NOTE: You are not required to be a member to request a  job posting.

Products and Services 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 [email protected].


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20% off List Price of Most Products

Official Underwriter for the NAFI CFI Insurance Program. Expanded coverage at great rates!

Blue Water Press Aviation Books - 15% off all aviation fiction and non-fiction books. Visit to browse the titles.

Bose Aviation

CFI rebate program: We appreciate the work flight instructors do. That’s why we offer an exclusive headset rebate program to certified flight instructors who purchase an A30 or ProFlight Series 2 Aviation Headset.

  • A30: $100 rebate
  • ProFlight Series 2: $100 rebate


33% discount
 for CloudAhoy
Subscription off the regular fee of $65. NAFI member price $44!


$20 off
of The Skew-T log (p) and Me softcover or eBook or the Skew-T and Pilot Weather softcover combo.

Exclusive 10% discount for NAFI members

Flying Mag

Free Digital Subscription for all members. Discounted exclusive print rate of $20 for 1 year of print flying magazine (Normally $45).

 Members receive exclusive Boot Camp discount.


NAFI members receive a 33% discount on new ForeFlight subscriptions, renewals, and subscription upgrades. For more information and to check your eligibility, visit

(Discount is not retroactive)

General Aviation News covers the world of general aviation with timely news and entertainment stories. In print since 1949, General Aviation News is delivered nationwide 24-times each year.

For NAFI members, enjoy a FREE one-year subscription.



  • 25% discount on 1 of each of our materials per year or edition. (Excludes training kits, ATP, Flight Instructor Refresher Course, IA Refresher Course, and flight simulation hardware).

  • ALSO: Free UPS ground shipping on most products to the contiguous United States, except flight simulation hardware. Discounted shipping available to AK or HI.




Members can mention NAFI and receive a 20% discount on services


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 Eight FREE King Schools courses

The full suite of five Practical Risk Management courses:

  • Practical Risk Management for Pilots
  • Practical Risk Management for Single-Pilot IFR
  • Practical Risk Management for Takeoffs & Landings
  • Practical Risk Management for Weather
  • Practical Risk Management for Reluctant Passengers and Their Pilots
  • Surviving Aircraft Systems Emergencies
  • Surviving Your Most Feared Flying Emergencies
  • Maneuvers for the Commercial Pilot and CFI
Additional King Schools benefits include:


Contrary to our standard program policies, we are allowing NAFI members to combine BOTH The Standard CFI Program discount AND the Standard Trade Up Program offers for great savings! NAFI CFI members can get up to $600 off of the retail price of the Lightspeed Delta Zulu (only $599!) or $500 off of the retail price of the Zulu 3 (only $399!) when trading in and using the rebate.

Lightspeed will also offer all NAFI members the chance to be enrolled in our Wingman Club for free. Becoming a member of the Lightspeed Aviation Wingman Club gives customers access to all the Lightspeed custom-designed accessories and replacement parts at a 30% discount for the length of the enrollment – 5 years!

Lightspeed also offers a drawing every quarter to win a FREE Lightspeed Delta Zulu exclusively to NAFI members. We will reach out to you via email every quarter to remind you to "enter to win." Your odds of winning are much better since we are choosing the quarterly winner from a smaller list of people than the general public.

My Go Flight

NAFI Members receive an exclusive 20% discount off premium aviation gear.


Exclusive discount for NAFI members redeemable for one year free subscription of the Pilot Partner Electronic Log Book.

Pilot Pipeline


Exclusive 50% discount for NAFI members redeemable for an annual subscription to premium access account.

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FREE Website Audit and Competitor Marketing Analysis to any flight schools owned/managed by NAFI members


 20% off most Training Products.

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 Sun ‘n Fun offers a discount to NAFI members, which can be used when 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 to receive the discount.

Wingman Med

20% off medical consultation services to help you stay in the air or minimize any potential down time from a new medical issue.



Government and Industry Relations
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.


Field efforts and activities 
You’ll find NAFI at AirVenture and other premier aviation events such as Sun n Fun, the NAFI Summit, and our Professional Development Center Tent at EAA Oshkosh Airventure!

NAFI's PDC Tent at Airventure is a fully interactive training center specifically targeted to flight educators. From our 75+ seat theater for educational presentations, to our CFI developed scenarios trained in state of the art AATD simulators, the NAFI PDC runs on the hard work of NAFI staff and volunteer member instructors!



NAFI Summit

At the NAFI Summit, we will shine a light on the troubling high fail-rates the industry is experiencing on initial pilot exams, discussing what you can do to improve your students’ pass-rates.

While you’re here, you will also learn how to run a more profitable full-time or part-time flight instruction business.

More information on the Annual NAFI Summit


From flight instruction on grass strips, university aviation education, and even non-instructors looking to learn more, NAFI provides the benefits that assist the professionals who provide flight instruction.To join NAFI, click here or, if you prefer, please call at (866) 806-6156 and we will be happy to assist you.