Mark Wilson

by FlyboyInstructor on February 14, 2021

Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson

SAFE #: S0005176


Hometown: Land O Lakes FL, United States

Home Airport: KBKV

Occupation: Certificated Flight Instructor

Education: CFI, CFII, MEI

Pilot Certificates: CAX, CFI

Airplanes Flying/Flown: ASEL & AMEL

Educational Specialty: PPL, IR, CAX, CFI, CFII, ME, MEI

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: I can remember wanting to be a pilot when I was a very small boy watching airplanes flying overhead. That strong desire never left and now being a professional Aviator, I am truly living my dream👨‍✈️

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: I can honestly say that I’ve always been involved in aviation education. Especially because a good pilot is ALWAYS learning.

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: I could write a book regarding this question but, I’d have to say there’s no greater feeling than watching a Student Pilot solo for the first time and the sense of achievement they have afterwards✈️

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: I really don’t have a least favorite part when it comes to aviation. I will say however; that I would rather be flying than doing paperwork on the ground😎

Do you have a memorable aviation experience you'd like to share?: Here we go again with that book I could write regarding this question. It is always memorable when I see the student pilot “get it” when it comes to getting a maneuver down and proficient

Why did you join SAFE?: The SAFE Organization is all about Safety and Proficiency when it comes to Aviation. It is an absolute honor to be a part of this organization.

Who are your role models in aviation?: Ani Olafemi

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