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MentorLIVE is NAFI’s monthly, live-streaming broadcast airing the third Wednesday of every month at 8:00 PM 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. All presentations are WINGS-approved!


Upcoming broadcasts:

September 16th, 2020 at 8:00 PM Eastern: “Right Seat Readiness” presented by Karen Kalishek, NAFI Board member, DPE, FAASTeam Lead Rep, NAFI Master CFI, and Gold Seal Instructor

Are You Ready for the Right Seat?  This question is one that each CFI asks himself or herself at various times. A self-assessment is particularly important not only to new instructors, but to anyone who has taken a break from flight instructing.

Designated Pilot Examiner and Master CFI Karen Kalishek will provide techniques and tools to help CFIs both prepare for and improve their instruction. Flight instructors at all levels of experience will also benefit from her DPE insights and tips.

Karen K MCFIAbout the Presenter: Karen is an independent CFI for private through flight instructor powered and glider candidates, in a range of aircraft including J-3 Cubs and Cirrus. She is a Major in the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), serving as a volunteer CFI, G1000 instructor, check pilot, mission pilot, cadet orientation pilot and is an officer for safety, aerospace education, public affairs, and special flight release.

She serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Flight Instructors, is a member of the WINGS Industry Advisory Committee, COPA and is active in several other aviation organizations.

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Recently Archived broadcasts: (For FULL Archive, click here)

August 19th, 2020 at 8:00 PM Eastern: "Regulations in Plain English" presented by Todd Shellnutt, CFI Academy Standardization Manager, ATP Flight School

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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July 15, 2020: Scenario-based Simulation Training for the Rest of Us presented by William “Billy” Winburn, President, Community Aviation

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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June 17, 2020: Weather Training in the Cockpit Spring/Summer Focus Presented By Gary Pokodner, Randy Bass, Jason Baker, and hosted by Jennifer Colavito

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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May 20, 2020: “Uncover the Mystery FAA Medical Special Issuance and CACIs" presented by Gregory A. Pinnell, M.D.


 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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April 15th, 2020: FAA Runway Safety - Pilot Simulator Professional Commentary and Review presented by Captains Barry and Brian Schiff.

4-2020 ML  

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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