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“GPS Direct IFR” eliminated all “G airspace” above 1200 AGL. Most pilots (and many CFIs) are still confused😳 Read this SAFEblog #SAFEtoolkit #CFIpro #flySAFE #MasterCFI #FAA #SAFEpilots

GA flying under Part 91 regulations provides great freedom, flexibility (and FUN)! Safety requires greater self-control and risk management (largely “unregulated😳) #SAFEtoolkit #CFIpro #flySAFE #MasterCFI #FAA #SAFEpilots

Pilots are special (and lucky) people. Respect (and continually improve) your gifts🙏 Please mentor new pilots (and CFIs) - support SAFE (not-for-profit)👍 #SAFEtoolkit #CFIpro #flySAFE #MasterCFI #FAA #SAFEpilots

Free webinar - learn “Reflective Analysis” for committed pilots or educators; all learning is “personal improvement! Earn FAA Master WINGS for this course too 👍 #SAFEtoolkit #CFIpro #flySAFE #MasterCFI #FAA #SAFEpilots

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The critical skills a new CFIs must learn are compassion, patience and empathy! Often the standard “pilot personality” can interfere with effective education Loin our FREE webinar or get resources on our free “SAFE Toolkit” App #SAFEtoolkit #CFIpro #flySAFE ...#MasterCFI #FAA #SAFEpilots

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SAFE “Extended Envelope Training” 👍⬇️

The best CFI Insurance! 👍⬇️

New CFI “Survival Tools”

A new temporary CFI certificate only assures that a CFI is safe in the right seat! (not necessarily an “effective educator!”) Like all other FAA certificates, this is a “license to learn.” And some skills necessary to pass the FAA practical test actually make a new CFI a terrible instructor. “Micro-managing” the controls and radio are the most important bad habits a new CFI must overcome ASAP. TV

The critical idea to embrace is that
the new CFI cert. is NOT a pilot certificate! This new privilege makes you an “educator.” *Your learner* should be handling the controls and talking on the radio.

SAFE’s CFI-PRO™️ supplies the “Missing Manual” for new CFIs with lots of tips and techniques from years of experience. Our FREE SAFE Toolkit App is a great place to sample these tools.

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Help us create the aviation education profession we all want... An organization that promotes accountability, transparency, professionalism and fairness in everything we do.  Join SAFE today!

I believe SAFE is bringing a new level of professionalism and pride to being an aviation educator”

- R. Hempel, TX

VISIT SAFE At Major Air Shows

Each year, SAFE participates in Air Shows across the country.  Starting in the spring with Sun-n-Fun in Lakeland, Florida thru the Summer and Fall months at EAA AirVenture, in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.  Stop by our booth to discover the ways SAFE supports Aviation Educators. 

SAFE members-only Online Training Courses

SAFE provides a members-only Resource Center, with online courses and teaching aids.

These resources are available for members after logging in to our members only website.

Top 5 Reasons to Join SAFE:

Reason #1: 

SAFE is a Member-Centric Organization

  • Members Elect 100% of the Board of Directors
  • All Directors held accountable to the membership
  • Members have a say in governance and other activities
  • Member recognition for outstanding contributions to the organization
  • No other comparable organization comes close to this open governance model!

Reason #2: 

Our Exclusive Member Benefits

  • Discounts available from more than two dozen corporate partners
  • Discounted subscription to FLYING Magazine (print and digital)*
  • Comprehensive CFI Lability Insurance Program
  • Needs-based Mentoring Program
  • Members-Only Resource Center
  • Special Activities for members and special guests
  • The only organization of it's kind offering such an array of benefits!

Reason #3: 

Ability to Promote Yourself Through the SAFE Website

  • Your listing included in our online Find a SAFE Member database
  • Your profile included in SAFE's directory of Member profiles
  • Your events and news considered for posting in the "Calendar of Events" and "News" areas
  • Increase your credibility/visibility as an expert by contributing to our online Resource Centers
  • Interact with other members across the spectrum of aviation topics

Reason #4: 

Support & Defense of Members' Interests

Reason #5: 

Aviation Educators Worldwide are Welcome

  • Open to anyone involved, or even interested in Aviation Education on any level
  • Recognition that "Aviation Education" is far broader than just flight instruction
  • Sponsor of K-12 Classroom Teacher Grants
  • The only organization of it's kind where different aviation education disciplines can interact and coordinate efforts!

"I am truly impressed by the efforts and accomplishments of SAFE…. The desire to be a member centric organization is the main draw. SAFE has earned the respect of many big names in aviation and that says a lot…"

- J. Runner, CA

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