The National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) reports that several Certified Flight Instructors have achieved new accreditation as NAFI Master Flight Instructors, while several others have renewed their Master status.
The Master Instructor designation is a national accreditation, recognized by the FAA, which is earned through a rigorous process of continuing professional activity and peer review, NAFI officials explain. Similar to a flight instructor’s certificate, it must be renewed biennially. It is also rigorous enough to qualify as a recognized renewal course for a flight instructor certificate. Unlike other accreditations that are based on FIRC requirements, the NAFI Master Instructor accreditation is an accreditation based on professional activity and accomplishment throughout the two years prior to the instructor’s application for accreditation.
Aviation educators who recently earned the Master title are: Jeffery Duncan, Phoenix; William Dryden, San Diego; and Michael Walcker, Vallejo, Calif.
Those who recently renewed their Master status are: Wallace Moran, Summerville, S.C.; Matthew McDaniel, Oak Creek, Wis.; Jason Blair, Allegan, Mich.; Charles Skelton, Branford, Conn.; Raymond Brown, Avon Lake, Ohio; Carla Dedera, Bonners Ferry, Idaho; and Dale Wilson, Ellensburg, Wash.
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