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Doug Stewart


Doug Stewart, the 2004 National Instructor of the Year, is a full-time flight instructor focusing on real world IFR training conducted on multi-day training trips. To date he has provided more than 13,700 hours of flight instruction. He has been a Master Instructor for 24 years and  Designated Pilot Examiner for more than 20 years.


The Executive Director Emeritus of SAFE, Doug has served on the General
Aviation Joint Safety Committee (GAJSC) for more than 10 years. He is also a subject matter expert for Pilot Workshops and Community Aviation. He has presented seminars to thousands of pilots from coast to coast and border to border and authored the monthly Vintage Instructor column for EAA’s Vintage Airplane magazine for many years. When not flying he is often found riding his bicycle.

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