Wade Daniel

by Joe on June 8, 2020

SAFE #: S0005468

Hometown: Kyle TX, United States

Home Airport: KHYI

Occupation: Line Service Supervisor

Education: Wyle E Coyote School of Project Management

Pilot Certificates: PPL-SEL

Airplanes Flying/Flown: C172, AA5A,B, PA28, TAMP

Educational Specialty: Airfield Operations

Q & A

What drew you to aviation?: My next-door neighbor always seemed to be the local airfield.

How long have you been involved in aviation education?: Officially 0 hours as an Instructor. I am a Squire in search of a Noble Knight of the First Order of Flight Instruction.

What's your favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: Hopefully to keep the tradition alive.

What's your least favorite part of what you do in aviation education?: I am not spending enough time on the Proximity Principle of Outstanding Flight Instruction.

Why did you join SAFE?: To develop my theory regarding the Proximity Principle of Outstanding Flight Instruction.

What would you like to see change in aviation?: The use of the CFI position. It should be a position to build dreams, not build time.

Any suggestions on how the above might be accomplished?: Expand on the Ideas of Radek Wyrzykowski, regarding a National Insititute for Flight Instruction.

Any accomplishments in, or noteworthy contributions to aviation and/or aviation education you'd like to mention?: Not Yet.

Who are your role models in aviation?: Roger Sharpe, Martin Fass, Gary White, Virgil Kennedy, George Farris, Jerry Gregoire

Anything else you'd like to add?: Several ratings to my certificate.

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