Visit SAFE at Sun ‘N Fun 2021

by David St. George (Lifetime Member) on March 29, 2021


Sun'N-Fun2021-FBWe took a chance and registered for Sun ‘N Fun 2021. It seems like we are going to have a rockin’ show with ticket sales exceeding historic rates. Stop by and visit us at Booth B-22 (right at the left side of “Bravo Hangar” as you enter from the food court). We will have the usual show incentives for new embers and renewals. We also could use some volunteers (register here on Doodle). The SAFE member discount code is SAFE007. This saves 30% on weekly ticket prices.

There are many dedicated Sun’N Fun pages added to the SAFE Toolkit App


SAFE Partners with CFI Bootcamp (New Member Resources!)

by David St. George (Lifetime Member) on March 5, 2021

BootcampLogo2A new partner relationship with CFI Bootcamp now allows SAFE members to save 20% on any of the CFI training company’s products or services. This training system is the brainchild of former DPE Mike Shiflett and focuses on creating (and supporting) the best CFIs in the business. All online courses are 10% off. SAFE Members are eligible for 40% off the company’s Advanced CFI Level group (only $13 per month instead of the regular $22 per month). This online package includes Bootcamp’s Power Hours, two short subject videos each week, deep dives into CFI practices and standards with ‘tribal knowledge’ videos. Also, part of the Advanced CFI Group is an online community area used by CFIs for sharing and advice.
Screen Shot 2021-03-05 at 1.46.55 PM CFI Bootcamp is also offering a scholarship for aspiring CFIs in the coming year, worth $2,338. It will include the company’s CFI online course, all course materials and a week-long class in Miami, FL learning how to solo students and build training outlines. The scholarship also includes membership in the “Pro Level” CFI group.
CFI Bootcamp’s main mission is training initial and advanced flight instructors while imbuing them with a sense of professionalism,” said SAFE Executive Director David St George. “We’re delighted to have them as professional partners in raising the standards for flight instruction.”
The Bootcamp training programs are extensive and are provided as an in-person and or online experience in the Miami and Palo Alto areas. Both locations offer very talented and experienced instructors. CFI Bootcamp maintains an amazing 90% pass rate, with a whole group of different examiners. Go to and preview their offerings: tailored for the working professional.

Master Instructors Finds a Home at SAFE!

March 5, 2021

The original Master Instructor Program has set the standard of excellence in aviation education since it was first introduced by Sandy and JoAnn Hill of Colorado in 1997. Celebrating 24 years and thousands of designations, Master Instructors represents what former FAA Administrator Marion Blakey called “the best the right seat has to offer” in aviation. […]

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New “Checkride Ready!™” On The SAFE App.

September 20, 2020

SAFE is addressing pilot applicants directly to provide better training for common problems discovered by experienced DPEs on check rides. These blunders result in “Pink Slips” and both Private and Instrument “Pink Slips” have been covered in the SAFEblog. Now, these have been imported and are available to pilot applicants on the SAFE Tookit App […]

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SAFE (on Gold Seal Channels) LIVE Tues-Sat

March 29, 2020

Schedule Posted Here Soon (and for changes, watch/refresh this page…) Tune in 15:00 EDT Daily for Our Exciting LIVE Show on Gold Seal We will be online every day March 31 (Tues) through April 4th (Sat) at with a variety of aviation guests you will enjoy! A schedule and more specific information posted here […]

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SAFE CFI-PRO™ in Miami at Wayman Academy

February 19, 2020

SAFE CFI-PRO™ in Miami at Wayman Academy   Our SAFE mission is reaching and elevating the professionalism of aviation educators. Young CFIs at larger academies and colleges are one important demographic in need of improvement. Thanks to Wayman Aviation Academy for providing this opportunity to present in Miami to their staff. The availability of programs […]

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Alexander “Sandy” Hill Has “Gone West”

January 26, 2020

Aviation education legend, SAFE charter member and proud Marine, G. Alexander ‘Sandy’ Hill passed away at his home Thursday after a long illness. He will be missed by all his friends at SAFE and throughout our aviation family. Among many contributions to aviation, Sandy, with his wife and partner JoAnn formed and managed the Master […]

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SAFE Meet-Up Demonstrates EAA Proficiency365

January 14, 2020

We had a great SAFE Meet-Up of NYC aviation educators at “Pilot Proficiency International” on the Farmingdale Airport (KFRG) last night. In addition to enjoying homemade lasagna, the assembled CFIs got to learn how the EAA Proficiency365 scenarios are deployed on Redbird simulators around the country. Only qualified CFIs can effectively present this useful profiles. […]

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