Master CFI - Statistical Overview

 

  •  72% participate in the FAA Wings program
  •  55% are FAASTeam reps (safety counselors)
  •  38% hold a Gold Seal flight instructor certificate
  •  39% hold an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate
  •  13% are FAA or industry pilot examiners
  •  74% hold one or more ground instructor ratings
  •  52% hold advanced & instrument ground instructor ratings
  •  13% are active in the Civil Air Patrol
  •  15% are women (compared to 6.0% of all pilots and 6.7% of all CFIs)
  •  49 different states and 7 foreign countries represented
  •  5 hold all 7 flight instructor ratings
  •  2 hold all 5 ATPs
  •  2 National Seaplane Pilots of the Year
  •  1 National Flight Instructor Hall of Fame inductee
  •  16 National Flight Instructors of the Year
  •  6 National FAASTeam Representatives (ASCs) of the Year
  •  1 National AMT of the Year
  •  Dozens of local and regional CFIs of the Year
  •  Dozens of local and regional Aviation Safety Counselors of the Year
Today in Aviation History
August 16, 1927: Arthur C. "Art" Goebel and Lt. W.V. Davis, USN, win the Dole Oakland-to-Honolulu air race in 26 hr. 17min, 33 sec. No other a/c complete the flight.