Mike Catalfamo

‣ Founder, flightsimcoach.com
‣ FAA ATP · CFI/CFII · AGI/IGI 

📍   United States · Eastern Time

About me

I’m a former airline pilot & Boeing engineer. I’ve been a desktop flight sim user since 2000, and experienced first-hand the profound benefits they can have on real-world flight training. I am passionate about helping pilots and enthusiasts alike use desktop simulation to achieve their goals as efficiently as possible. Read more

Certificates & Ratings

FAA CFI/CFII
Certified Flight Instructor
Airplane Single Engine Land
Instrument

 FAA ATP
Airline Transport Pilot
Airplane Multi Engine Land

FAA AGI/IGI
Advanced Ground Instructor
Instrument Ground Instructor

 Type Rating
Embraer 175/195

 Misc.
Tailwheel  · Part 107 Drone  · High Altitude  · High Performance/Complex

Pilot & Instructor Experience

I have real-world instructing experience in: Cessna C172, 150, 182RG, Cirrus SR20, Piper PA-28

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Flight Sim Experience

X-Plane 11

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020

PilotEdge

VATSIM

Sample Lessons

Reviews/Testimonials

"...Can't say enough about Mike's knowledge and teaching skills. It's like having a CFI on call for simmers, as well as those training for their PPL or Instrument Ratings. His fees are super reasonable. Serious simmers and pilots in training are fortunate to have this resource available!" Read more

Scott F.
Flight sim enthusiast

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