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Holder of an ATP certificate with instructor, CFII and MEI ratings, a Masters Degree in Aviation Safety, and 2008 FAA Central Region CFI of the Year, Master CFI Thomas P. Turner (resume) has been Lead Instructor for FlightSafety International's Bonanza pilot training program at the Beechcraft factory; production test pilot for engine modifications; aviation insurance underwriter; corporate pilot and safety expert; Captain in the United States Air Force; and contract course developer for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He now manages education and technical services for a 10,000-member pilots' organization. With over 3500 hours logged, including more than 2200 as an instructor, Tom writes, lectures and instructs extensively from his home at THE AIR CAPITAL--Wichita, Kansas.