SAFE Offers “Flying Tips” CDs to New and Renewing Members

January 1, 2012

Incentive Provides 37 Minutes of Practical Information to Pilots The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) recently announced that it is providing new and renewing members with complimentary copies of the 37-minute CD, “Flying Tips.” Produced and donated to SAFE by, the CD features sixteen audio tips recorded by SAFE member and Master […]

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SAFE Fundraiser Offers Chance to Fly a P-51 Mustang!

November 16, 2011

Donations to Help SAFE Accomplish its Education Mandates In cooperation with Stallion 51 of Kissimmee, FL, the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) has launched a fundraising campaign that offers donors a shot at an introductory flight in the dual-control P-51TF Mustang known as The Little Witch. Valued at $3250, the session includes two hours […]

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SAFE Publishes Progress Report on Training Reform

October 30, 2011

Responses from Key Stakeholders were Substantive, Positive The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) has published a progress report based on comments received from key industry and FAA stakeholders to the six proposed projects distilled from the Pilot Training Reform Symposium held earlier this year. The ten-page update summarizes the responses received from stakeholders […]

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Industry Responds to SAFE’s Pilot Training Reform Projects

October 4, 2011

SAFE to Provide Detailed Report-Out in 30 Days Following the Pilot Training Reform Symposium in Atlanta last May, SAFE issued a 35-page preliminary report to government and industry stakeholders with a request for action. Recipients were given 90 days to respond to the six projects distilled from two days of intense work by more than […]

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Deadline for 2012 GA Awards is Fast Approaching

September 15, 2011

Application Packets due at Local FSDOs by September 30th The deadline for applications for the 2012 General Aviation Awards Program (GAAP) is September 30, 2011. Begun in 1963, the GA Awards program has evolved into a joint program between the aviation industry and the FAA to recognize excellence in four categories: Certificated Flight Instructor of […]

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SAFE Presents 2011 Awards during AirVenture

August 1, 2011

The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) presented its 2011 awards during the organization’s annual dinner meeting held in Oshkosh, WI. More than 120 members and guests applauded the efforts of the following individuals: Robert Wright, Founders Award, in recognition for selfless service in support of SAFE’s Mission and Vision. Wright chairs SAFE’s Pilot […]

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SAFE Receives 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Status

July 20, 2011

In a letter from the IRS dated July 7, 2011, the Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) has learned that its application for tax exempt status has been approved. SAFE is now officially a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization, classified as public charity under sub-section 509(a)(2). The effective date of the tax exempt status is October […]

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Pilot Training Reformers to Meet during AirVenture

July 10, 2011

SAFE to Present Progress Report on July 29th The Society of Aviation and Flight Educators (SAFE) has scheduled a short meeting to give a progress report on its Pilot Training Reform initiative. The meeting will convene at 4:50 pm on Friday, July 29th at the FAA Aviation Center. According to Symposium Chair Bob Wright, “It’s […]

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