King Schools releases online FIRC

John and Martha King of King Schools have released a new online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC).

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NAFI partners with IMC Club

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) and IMC Club are now partners.

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Lastest Master Instructors revealed

Ten CFIs recently earned or renewed their Master Instructor accreditation.

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Ritter tapped to head FlightSafety Academy

FlightSafety International has promoted Nancy Ritter to manager of FlightSafety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida. [Read more...]

First solo: The CFI’s perspective

First solo — exciting for both the student and the CFI. For me, soloing a student is a source of great joy. I am helping someone fulfill their dream. I hope I never become one of those CFIs who treats first solo as “just another part” of training.

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Frasca to be inducted into Instructor Hall of Fame

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has announced the selection of Rudy Frasca for induction into the NAFI Flight Instructor Hall of Fame.

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King Schools releases two new courses

While at SUN ’n FUN, John and Martha King of King Schools reported they will release an online Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC) by the end of April.

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NAFI requests TSA regulation change

The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) has submitted a request to the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) to consider a change to the current Regulation Title 49, Part 1552.23 with regard to the recurrent training requirements for “flight schools.” The proposal would allow flight instructors — which by TSA definition are considered “flight schools” — to bring the timing of their Flight School Security Awareness Training, which is completed yearly, in line with the currency requirements of their flight instructor certificates.

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Nine CFIs earn, renew Master Instructor designation

Nine CFIs across the country recently earned or renewed their Master Instructor designations.

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Pilot writes thriller

“Flat Spin,” a new thriller by pilot David Freed, is set to be released in May by Permanent Press.

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