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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:

December 18th, 2019 at 8:00 PM Eastern: "Best Practices for Teaching in a Simulator" presented by Josh Harnagel CFII, MEI, Redbird Flight Simulations VP of Marketing

Improve your customers’ training outcomes with these proven best practices and guidelines. This session focuses on practical, real-world techniques that make your simulator more valuable to both your customers and your business. 

Josh

 Josh Harnagel is a CFI, CFI-I, MEI with 3,000 hours. He currently serves as Vice President, Marketing for Redbird Flight Simulations, an Austin Texas-based flight training technology company. Josh oversees a team responsible for marketing, communications, and product development. A member of the Redbird staff for 10 years, he has held a number of key positions. During that time, he has been an instrumental contributor to Redbird’s explosive growth since its inception.

 

aaron

Host - Aaron Dabney has been a full-time CFI since 2009 and operating Waco Flight Training at KACT in Waco, TX since 2013. He leads a team of four flight instructors, and spends most of his working hours enabling and mentoring those developing professionals. He holds Flight Instructor Airplane and Instrument Flight Instructor credentials, and to date has over 5,500 hours' dual given. He also serves as an adjunct lecturer in Aviation Sciences at Baylor University, where he earned his Master's Degree in Education in 2009. Aaron has earned the prestigious NAFI Master CFI accreditation three times and participates as an instructor in the NAFI Professional Development Program in addition to serving on NAFI's Master CFI Board of Review

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


November 20th, 2019 at 8:00 PM Eastern: Emotional Safety in the Flight School” presented by Peg Ballou, CFII and flight school owner

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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October 16th, 2019 at 8:00 PM Eastern: “8 Magic Tricks That Can Kill Flight School Business” presented by Ned Parks, ATP, CFI-H/A, AGI

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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September 18th, 2019 at 8:00 PM Eastern: "Insurance Claims – What They Can Teach Us” presented by Mike Adams, Senior VP, Underwriting, Avemco Insurance Company

 

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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August 21, 2019 at 8:00 PM Eastern: “The Kings On Straight Talk About Aviation Safety” Presented by John and Martha King, co-founders King Schools.

King ML

 

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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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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