Mordechai Levin, CFII, IGI, AGI
✈ Executive Director, Masterflight Foundation
✈ FAA Safety Team Lead Representative, Chicago Area FSDO
✈ FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor
✈ 2X Master Certified Flight Instructor
Technically Advanced Flight Training | Weekend Ground Schools | FAA Sponsored Safety Meetings | STEM Education Strategic Planning & Execution | Motivational Speaking | Diversity & Inclusion Leadership| Advanced Incident Command Public Policy
Mordechai Levin is a nationally noted aerospace educator who supports the advancement of science technology engineering and math (STEM) in commerce and education at all levels.
Together with a team of national leaders in youth, STEM education, and community-based social change, Mordechai launched the Masterflight Foundation in 2006. The goal of the Masterflight Foundation is to make a difference in the aerospace industry, and all STEM fields by increasing access for all, inspiring young people to reach their full potential, increasing flight training effectiveness and improving aviation safety.
Levin is also a Search and Rescue/Disaster Relief Air Operations Branch Director, FAA Gold Seal/Master Flight Instructor, G1000 Check Pilot Examiner, Cadet Orientation Pilot, and National Incident Management System (NIMS) Advanced Incident Command System (ICS) instructor.
Levin’s passion for improving access and successful training in the aerospace field is evident from his impressive record of achievement. His bravery in speaking truth to power is inspiring. He passionately acts on his commitment to safety and he enthusiastically challenges others.
2018 FAA National FAASTeam Aviation Safety Award
2012 FAA Safety Team Representative of the Year – Chicago Area FSDO & Great Lakes Region
2011 Chicago Flight Instructors Association – Theo Moore Award for Aviation Safety
2011 BEYA Award for Educational Leadership
2011 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Associate Fellow
2010 Society of Women Engineers, Rodney D. Chipp Award
2010 BEYA Modern-Day Technology Leader Award
2010 A. Scott Crossfield Award
2010 FAA Flight Instructor of the Year – Chicago Area FSDO
2009 FAA Safety Award
2008 National Association of Rocketry – Robert L. Cannon Education Award
2008 HENAAC – Luminary Award
2008 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics- Barry M Goldwater Educator Award
2008 National Association of Flight Instructors – Master Certified Flight Instructor MCFI
2008 FAA Flight Instructor of the Year – Chicago Area FSDO & Great Lakes Region
2008 FAA Wings Program – Master Phase
2007 Frank G. Brewer Civil Air Patrol National Aerospace Educator Award
2007 Grover Loening Award
2007 Benjamin O. Davis Award
2006 Charles Yeager Award
2000 National Association of Flight Instructors – Master Certified Flight Instructor MCFI
2000 FAA Gold Seal Instructor