Mooney Safety Instructors

Improving aviation safety for Mooney pilots

The Mooney Safety Foundation’s Board of Directors is comprised of a diverse group of Mooney pilots – all of which share a deep commitment and passion for Mooney aircraft and aviation safety. These Mooney safety instructors, and other regional instructors who meet our stringent criteria, typically conduct the Pilot Proficiency Programs.

Additionally, while our primary mission is to provide instruction through the Pilot Proficiency Programs, we can also connect you with Mooney instructors to satisfy insurance requirements.  So, if you’re buying your first Mooney, contact the Mooney Safety Foundation who will match you with an instructor based upon your geography and requirements OR visit The Mooney Flyer website for a list of Mooney CFIs across the country.

  Name / Positions Credentials Home State: Territory
Parvez Dara
ATP, MCFI SEL/MEL with an advanced ground Instructor rating – Parvez is a medical oncologist, was named the Eastern Region CFI of the year in 2007.  Parvez conducts medical safety programs for the FAA’s Wings Programs and is a FAASTeam Rep for the Philadelphia FSDO. He is a former Senior Aviation Medical Examiner in the State of NJ.  Parvez has owned a Mooney M20J and a M20M (Bravo) and currently owns a Bonanza A36. NJ:
Mid-Atlantic states
Rob McGuire
Vice President,
Owner – InterTrek Technologies, LLC
Seattle Avionics Software – East Coast Sales
WWUH 91.3FM – Radio Announcer
Aero Advocates – Aviation Consultant
Southeast states
Ralph Semb
Treasurer, Instructor
CFII SEL/MEL – Ralph owns and manages several businesses in the Erving, MA area.   He is an avid instructor for both VFR and instrument flying. MA:
Northeast states
Bud Johnson
Secretary, Instructor
CFII – Bud is the president of a strategic marketing consulting organization and was formerly a Director of a regional flight school in Connecticut. Bud specializes in teaching in the M20K and has logged more than 1,500 hours in that aircraft. CT:
Northeast states
Jerry Johnson
CFII SEL/MEL – Jerry retired from IBM and Lockheed-Martin where he held positions in industrial education and management.  His last assignment was in Air Traffic Mgmt in the FAA’s Fort Worth Air Traffic Control Center.  Jerry has experience as an AOPA instructor and in all Mooney models from M10, M18 , M20A thru TN, and M20U and M20V.  Jerry is a FAASTeam Rep for the Ft. Worth FSDO.  He owns a Mooney M20C, M20J, and an Aeronca 7AC.  He has been an instructor for over 25 years with over 13,000 hours and over 5000 hours in Mooneys.  While Jerry is also rated in gliders, he is current in Citation Jets and flies for various corporations in the Fort Worth area. TX:
Southwest states
Charles Haubrich
Commercial ASEL AMEL CFI CFII.  Charlie retired as president of a small company that designed, manufactured, and serviced custom Radio Frequency amplifiers for FM commercial broadcast, scientific, industrial, and medical customers.  As such, he flew a Cessna 310 extensively for sales and service travel throughout the US and Canada.  He has instructed for MAPASF since 2000 and has experience in Mooney models M20C through M20TN.  He is a recipient of FAA’s Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award and has over 9,900 hours in GA aircraft. NJ:
Mid-Atlantic states