In the Training Department, the Head of Training is assisted by the Chief Flight Instructor and Chief Ground Instructor who superintend over the flight and ground instructors respectively. The department is saddled with all the training activities of the School such as ground academics, simulator and flight training as well as staff recurrent training. Essentially, all the instructors are required to possess appropriate NCAA licences and ratings.
He is a holder of NCAA CPL CFI CFII as well as B.Sc (Hons) in Chemistry, MSc Inorganic Chemistry, MSc Strategic Studies, and graduate United States Air War College. He has flown several aircraft types including ABT- 18, Alpha Jet, TB 9, TB -20, Mi 34C, R 44, R 66, Bell 206, Bell 429, Agusta 109 and Mi 35 Attack helicopter. His wealth of experience in other spheres of aviation covers Flight, Safety, Crew Resource Management and Aviation Psychology.
He holds a South African CAA CPL (H), a NCAA and US FAA CPL (Rotorcraft) with instrument and night ratings as well as CFI/CFII ratings. He has flown several aircraft types some of which include the ABT-18, Cessna 172, TB-9, TB-20, R22, R44, R66 Alouette II, Schweizer 300CBi, Agusta 109 and the dreaded Mi - 24/35 attack helicopter.
from the United States Air Command and Staff College as well as a Masters of Science in Engineering Management (in view). The CFI has flown several aircraft types including ABT - 18, TB 9, TB -20, C-172, R22, R44, R66, Bell 429, Agusta 109 and Mi 35 Attack helicopter.
Furthermore, he has attended a Crew Resource Management course and the Air Traffic Management and Air Laws Advance course at Air Force Academy India. His affiliations are not restricted to a military context as he is also a licensed civil Air Traffic Control Officer (ATCO).
includes the Mi 35P Military Attack Helicopter Gunship, Agusta 109, Robinson 66, Bell 206, Schweizer 300 CBi and Air Beetle aircraft. Flight Lieutenant Kabir Usman is a Flight instructor/combat helicopter pilot in the Nigerian Air Force.
He also backed by a professional degree with a B.sc in Mathematics & Computer Science. He has flown several aircraft types, some of which includes the Socata TB-9, Schweizer 300CBi, Robinson 66, Agusta 109E, Agusta 109LUH and the Aerospatiale 332 B1/L1 Super Puma.
Licenses, ratings and certificates held were issued by the Nigerian and USA aviation authorities. Aircraft flown include Schweizer 300cbi, Bell 206, A109LUH, A109E, R66 and Socata TB9.
amongst which are ICAO Safety Management systems courses and instructional technique course. Flight Lieutenant Godwin is a very accommodating instructor and loves to teach. He is sensitive to the needs of his students. He has also participated in the care in leadership course at Amport House Hampshire Untied kingdom, he holds a B. Sc (Hons) in Biological Sciences.
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