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CFIs Can Vie for a Scholarship Valued at $18,000 from NAFI and King Schools

Press Release – July 27, 2017 AirVenture – Oshkosh, WI

Terry Carbonell, the 2016 winner of the NAFI King Schools Scholarship has recently started using her scholarship for a multi-engine instructor rating.

A fortunate CFI will be awarded the second NAFI/King Schools Scholarship for Certificated Flight Instructors. The scholarship, which is to help flight instructors further their education and training, is valued at $18,000, including access to the entire King Schools library of courses for life. The application form is now available online at the King Schools website.

The 2017 winner was Terry Carbonell of Tavernier Florida, who explained, “I have been a die-hard King Schools student since early in my flight training and I look forward to my next journey toward attaining a multi-engine instructor rating.”

King Schools and the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) share a deep appreciation of CFIs. King Schools Co-Founders John & Martha King, in a statement said, “NAFI and King Schools understand that flight instructors are the key to creating pilots that are truly ready to be pilot in command. Our organizations are passionate about preparing CFIs for that awesome responsibility and this scholarship will help the winner advance both their CFI ratings and knowledge.” NAFI Chairman Robert Meder added, “Working with King Schools has led to many benefits for our members, including product discounts and access to free courses. We are thrilled to also give our members the opportunity to receive this scholarship. The future winner will be very happy.”

To apply for the scholarship –

The NAFI/King Schools Scholarship includes $5,000 in cash for the attainment of advanced instructor ratings plus free lifetime access to the entire King Schools course library, including FIRCs. The 2017 scholarship application opened up on July 27, 2017 and the deadline is January 3, 2018. The scholarship will be awarded at the Sun ‘N Fun International Fly-In & Expo in Lakeland, FL, April 2018.


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