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FAA WINGS For CFIs - Why Should I Care?
Learn the many ways professional CFIs (and their clients) benefit from use of the FAA Pilot Proficiency Program WINGS
Date and Time:
Wednesday, July 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)
Heather Metzler and Karen Kalishek
Brief Description:

Here's a list of the topics to be discussed.  Your input is welcome!  LiveChat is available during this LIVE presentation.

  1. Renew your flight instructor certificate, no FIRC needed
  2. Provides a significant amount of training source material
  3. Can be embedded in your training syllabus
  4. Supports and reinforces your one on one student/pilot sessions 
  5. Promotes student interaction and discussion
  6. Helps to ingrain a safety mindset – Set an Example
  7. Creates a culture of ongoing proficiency training
  8. Maintains a relationship with clients after their practical examination
  9. Documents client flight reviews and enhances your liability protection 
  10. Enhances your reputation as a safety-conscious flight instructor with the FAA
  11. Provides $10,000 Sweepstakes entries!
  12. Leadership Development - Becoming a FAASTeam Representative
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Webinar Information

To access this NAFI MentorLIVE Broadcast - CLICK HERE

REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED to view this broadcast as there is no limit to the number who may attend this live course.

NO ADDITIONAL DOWNLOADS REQUIRED - just click on the webpage link above to view the program

UNABLE TO ATTEND THE LIVE BROADCAST? You may access the ARCHIVED program at any time after the LIVE Broadcast via the link above on virtually any internet connected device.

WINGS CREDIT is earned by passing a knowledge quiz on the FAA Safety website.

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Contact Information:
Aeronautical Proficiency Training
Phone: 3148635941
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HEATHER METZLER holds a CFII, MEI, ATP, Commercial SEL/SES and AMES. She has flown over 100 aircraft types, including the PA-17, Citation X, the North American T-6, 450 Stearman and Cessna 195 to name a few. 

Heather has over 1000 hours of dual given, and has flown corporate, Air Taxi, and Air Carrier. She is currently FAASTeam Program Manager for the Little Rock Flight Standards District Office.



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. kkalishek@yahoo.com



MentorLIVE is the National Association of Flight Instructors monthly, livestreaming broadcast airing on 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 Basic Knowledge Topic 3
Advanced WINGS
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
FAASTeam Project Information:
National Project:
Any other Operations task not covered in the NPP
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