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NAFI - Teach The Easier Safer Way to Fly
NAFI Leaders discuss Larry Bothe's presentation offering insights for CFIs and the aviation industry in general.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 17, 2019, starting at 19:00 Central Daylight Time (17:00 PDT, 18:00 MDT, 20:00 EDT, 14:00 HST, 16:00 AKDT, 17:00 Arizona, 00:00 GMT)
Larry Bothe, Bob Meder, Phil Poynor
Brief Description:

This course answers the question; Why are you working so hard to fly your airplane? It outlines 21 things you can do to make your flying easier, safer, cheaper, and a whole lot more enjoyable. Your instructor should have told you about these techniques, but probably didn't.  

Viewers who watch this program LIVE are welcome to post comments about the subject mater that will be answered live as time allows - all questions will be answered directly if not specifically discussed on-the-air.


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Aeronautical Proficiency Training
Phone: 3148635941
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LARRY BOTHE is a Retired DPE, Master Instructor, FAASTeam Representative and Gold Seal Flight Instructor, and 8000 hour pilot from Spencer Indiana.  A US Army veteran, Larry is an independent flight instructor with Cherry Hill Aviation at Freeman Municipal Airport (SER).



BOB MEDER is a CFI with single- and multi-engine and instrument privileges. He was recently named the St. Louis FSDO 2009 CFI of the year, the Lincoln 2010 FSDO CFI of the year, and the 2010 Central Region CFI of the Year. He has been a check airman for a 141 operation, an active FAASTeam Lead Rep. He is active in volunteer activities at EAA AirVenture each year. Robert serves as Chairman of the National Association of Flight Instructors and is also a remote pilot department manager with one of the largest railroads in the United States.

PHIL POYNOR is a past NAFI board chair and the past NAFI V.P.. of Government and Industry Affairs. Phil represents NAFI on the FAA/Industry Airman Certification Standards Working Group, the FAA - General Aviation Joint Steering Committee and FAA Aviation Rulemaking Advisory. A seven-time NAFI Master CFI, Phil has been a CFI – ASEL, ME since 1981.



MentorLIVE is the National Association of Flight Instructors monthly, livestreaming broadcast airing the third Wednesday of every month at 8:00pm 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.

To learn more about MentorLIVE and to access previously broadcast WINGS programs, click on this link https://www.nafinet.org/mentorlive

Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
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