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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. Many of these presentations are WINGS-approved credits!

Upcoming broadcasts:

July 17th, 2019 at 8:00 PM Eastern: "FAA WINGS for CFIs - Why Should I Care?" presented Heather Metzler, FAASTeam Program Manager, CFII, MEI, ATP.

Did you know that the WINGS program contains educational content specifically to address known accident causes? Did you know that participation in WINGS has countless benefits for pilots and CFIs alike?

In this session you will gain a clear understanding of how the FAA WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program fits into your flight training plans. It will help you understand the process, how to use the resource to encourage your students to seek structured proficiency and guide them to recognize the broader benefits of using WINGS as a standard for life-long learning. We will discuss why introducing your students to WINGS, not only will potentially lead to a safer pilot, but, how it benefits the instructor and student/former student if the FAA calls.

 

Heather Metzler holds a CFII, MEI, ATP, Commercial SEL/SES and AMES.  She has flown over 100 aircraft types, including the PA-17, Citation X, the North American T-6, 450 Stearman and Cessna 195 to name a few. Heather has over 1,000 hours of dual given, and has flown corporate, Air Taxi, and Air Carrier. She is currently FAASTeam Program Manager for the Little Rock Flight Standards District Office.  

 

 

 

 

 

The July 2019 broadcast is hosted by Karen Kalishek, NAFI Board Member

 

 

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

June 19th, 2019: "Why We Teach What We Teach: The Reasons Behind Maneuvers and Regulations" presented by Thomas P. Turner, ATP, CFII and MEI

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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May 15th, 2019 The Possible Turn / Engine Failure After Take-Off - Airplane Single Engine Land" presented by Captain Brian Schiff

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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 (Download Possible Turn Worksheet)

 

 


April 17th, 2019 “Fly the Easy Way” Presented by Larry Bothe

 

Qualifies for FAA Wings Credit!

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March 20th, 2019 “Leveling Up! - The Power of a Game-Based Approach to Pilot Development”

Presented by Brandon Seltz, TakeFlight Interactive and Mark Thompson, Gold-seal flight instructor

 

Qualifies for FAA Wings Credit!

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February 20th, 2019 “Collaborative Critique”

Presented by  Susan Parson, Special Assistant, FAA Flight Standard Service and Paul Preidecker, Regional Airline Chief Instructor

 

Qualifies for FAA Wings Credit!

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 January 16th, 2019 "Telling a Student NO" 

Presented by Gary Reeves, ATP

 

 

Qualifies for FAA Wings Credit!

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 SPONSORED THIS MONTH BY: www.PilotSafety.org


November 14th, 2018 "From Solo to 787 Captain – An Instructor’s Path to Success." 

Presented by Craig O'Mara, Boeing 787 captain, and member of the NAFI board of directors. 

 

 

Qualifies for FAA Wings Credit!

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 SPONSORED THIS MONTH BY: Aviation Supplies & Academics


 October 17th, 2018 8:00 PM “Turning Fledglings into Fliers - Three Challenges for Flight Instructors

Presented by  Susan Parson, Special Assistant, FAA Flight Standard Service and Paul Preidecker, Regional Airline Chief Instructor

 

 Qualifies for FAA Wings Credit!

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 SPONSORED THIS MONTH BY: Aviation Supplies & Academics


September 19th, 2018 8:00 PM “The Business of Flight Instructing”

Presented by Keith West, Sr. Director AOPA Flight School Business Support

 

 

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SPONSORED THIS MONTH BY: Nflightmic


August 15th, 2018 8:00 PM “What We Should Teach About Engines”
Presented by Thomas P. Turner, ATP, CFII and MEI.

Qualifies for FAA Wings Credit!
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SPONSORED THIS MONTH BY: Nflightmic



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