John Niehaus is the National Association of Flight Instructors (NAFI) Director of Program Development. He directs programs such as the Professional Development Program and Master CFI Accreditation. John is a 2009 graduate of Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science Double Major in Aviation Flight Science and Aviation Administration He holds an ATP MEL/Commercial SEL, CL-65/LR-45 PIC Typed, CFI-CFII ASEL. John has conducted flight instruction in a multitude of aircraft, reaching 1,000 hours of dual instruction by the time he was 27 years old.
Today, along with his NAFI duties, he is a part 135 Captain flying LearJet 45 and 75 models for a local charter company in Grand Rapids, MI, and has 3,300 hours and counting.