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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:

March 20th, 2019 8:00 PM “Leveling Up! - The Power of a Game-Based Approach to Pilot Development”

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

Join Brandon Seltz, founder of TakeFlight Interactive, and gold-seal flight instructor Mark Thompson on a tour of how game-based learning techniques and new simulation tools can accelerate training and keep your students engaged and on course to certification.

During this presentation we will discuss how this can be used to develop safer, better pilots, in less time, at greatly reduced costs.

Presenter bios:


Brandon Seltz
Former Director of Scenario Development for Redbird Flight Simulations and game-designer on Microsoft Flight Simulator, Brandon and his team are working toward a vision of how game-based learning can revolutionize pilot development. This vision is influenced by Greg Brown’s 1999 article “Tomorrow’s Lesson” and his foresight of the “smart simulator”. A long-time private and glider pilot, Brandon is proof in the power of simulation in training.

 


Mark Thompson
Mark is a gold-seal flight instructor who holds an ATP and is type rated B737 and A320. He attended the University of North Dakota (UND) where he started instructing in 2003. His experience at UND’s highly regarded structured program provided valuable insights into pilot development.

After UND, Mark worked to implement RNP AR instrument approaches for airlines all over the world. After nine years away, he chose to get back into flight instruction at a fast growing and forward-thinking part 61/141 flight school. There he met Brandon, the TakeFlight Interactive team, and their vision for the future of flight training. Mark jumped at the opportunity to influence the future of pilot development through the power of game-based instructional design and broad access to TakeFlight’s virtual flight instructor.

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 January 16th, 2019 "Telling a Student NO" 

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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. 

 

 

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

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