The NAFI Professional Development Program
Flight instructors are on the front line of pilot development serving as the purveyor of knowledge and service to students. To be proficient, CFIs need a unique set of skills. The NAFI Professional Development Program (PDP) provides access for instructors to the learning they need to enhance their instructional proficiency in multiple required skill sets - for initial certification, periodic review and continuing education.
Professional CFI Defined
A professional flight instructor is a positive aviation role model and mentor; demonstrates an expert understanding of flight instruction; communicates through proven instructional methods; and conducts business in the highest of moral standards and safety.
Mission: The NAFI PDP is designed to develop and mentor a flight instructor's mastery of core concepts in aviation education and leadership.
Vision: The NAFI PDP seeks to provide the tools necessary for CFIs to excel as teachers and client service experts, improving the standards of professionalism in flight instruction.
Goals and Objectives: Engagement and completion of the PDP signifies a continuing commitment of the CFI's personal advancement, and to providing clients expert service in an ever-changing business environment
The PDP is a 40-hour program representing courses in five distinct categories:
The NAFI Professional Development Program needs presenters to produce courses in this members' only program.
Please call us at: 866-806-6156 or fill out our contact form.
NAFI Education Foundation
3101 E Milham Ave,
Portage MI 49002