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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:

January 15th, 2019 at 8:00 PM Eastern: “EAA Proficiency365™ for CFIs and Their Clients” presented by Radek Wyrzykowski, CFI-I, MEI, and Manager of Flight Proficiency at the Experimental Aircraft Association

Improve your student’s flying, proficiency, and safety with EAA Proficiency365™, the benefit that can help you and your students stay active year-round using flight simulators. Improve your student’s safety and show them how to keep their pilot certificate current without a need for a flight review. Learn how to use the EAA SkillScore™ Tracker to measure progress for you and your student."

About the Presenter: Radek Wyrzykowski is a CFI-I, MEI with more than 6,000 hours dual given. Born in Poland in 1960, he came to the US in 1983 and obtained his Professional Pilot degree at SUNY Albany in 2002. Radek served as the Chief Flight Instructor for Horizon Aviation, Inc., from 2007 to 2009, and Chief Flight Instructor for Northampton Aeronautics from 2005 to 2007. In addition to his flight training he also published many articles as a correspondent and contributor to the Polish general aviation magazine PILOT Club.

Radek is the founder and one-time president of the IMC Club International. He now serves as Manager of Flight Proficiency at the Experimental Aircraft Association. Radek is the original inventor of the EAA’s SkillScore™ Tracker and the creator and manager of the EAA Proficiency365™ initiative.

About the Host: Karen Kalishek is FAASTeam Lead Representative for the Milwaukee FSDO, Master CFI, and FAA Gold Seal Instructor who holds ATP, CFI, CFII, CFIME, CFI-Glider, AGI, and IGI certificates. She recruits new FAASTeam Reps, mentors them, and organizes dozens of WINGS Safety Seminars a year. She serves as WINGSPro, responsible for promoting WINGS involvement and activities throughout Wisconsin.

Karen is a independent CFI for private through flight instructor powered and glider candidates, in a range of aircraft including J-3 Cubs and Cirrus. She is a Captain in the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), serving as a volunteer CFI, G1000 instructor, check pilot, mission pilot, cadet orientation pilot and is an officer for safety, aerospace education, public affairs, and special flight release.

She serves on the board of directors of the National Association of Flight Instructors, is a member of the WINGS Industry Advisory Committee, COPA and is active in several other aviation organizations.

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


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

 

 

Qualifies for FAA WINGS Credit!

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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.

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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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