Schroeder has been an active general aviation pilot for the past
46 years and flight instructor for 22 years in all disciplines of
flying from Private Pilot to Certified Instrument Flight Instructor.
Bill holds an Airline Transport Pilot License for Multi-Engine aircraft,
a Multi-Engine aircraft rating, Single Engine aircraft rating, an
Instrument Rating for airplanes and is a Certified Flight Instructor
and Certified Instrument Flight Instructor. He has logged over 6000
hours as both a pilot in command and an instructor in various types
of general aviation aircraft. Bill has been recognized as a Master
Instructor since 1999.
is 1 of 13 MCFI's appointed to the National Instructor Safety Council
created by the FAA. The main goal of the NISC program is to provide
an open line of communication between teachers and policy makers,
which will result in improved flight training throughout the general
aviation community. He is member of the Quiet Birdmen, Reno Hanger
and a long time member of AOPA.
is currently Chariman of the Douglas County, NV Airport Advisory
Committee and has recently served on the Minden-Tahoe Airport Master
serves as FAA Safety Team (FAAST) Lead Representative for the Reno
Flight Standards District Office. He was recently awarded the 2011
Western Pacific Region FAASTeam Representative of the Year by the
FAA. He is a member of the United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil
Air Patrol and serves as an Instructor/Check Pilot and Check Pilot
Examiner for the Nevada Wing and lead instructor for the Civil Air
Patrol, Mountain Flying Course, "Mountain Fury." He was
awarded the CAP - Nevada Wing 1999 Pilot of the Year. He is also
a Counter Narcotics pilot for the Civil Air Patrol and he flies
missions for the Drug Enforcement Administration. He holds the rank
of Captain and Safety Officer in the Civil Air Patrol Blackhawk
Squadron (South Lake Tahoe, CA).
Bill helped initiate and develop the Feather River Squadron (Portola,
CA) and has served as its Vice Commander. He has taught Flight Instructor
Refresher Clinics for American Flyers, Inc., and for the Nevada
wing of the Civil Air Patrol. He is currently serving as the facilitator
for the Reno FSDO CFI/DPE Training Program. Bill has served as a
Commissioner on the Plumas County, California, Airports Commission.
completed a fifteen-year career as an instructor at Feather River
Community College, in Quincy, California. He holds a Master of Science
Degree, in Criminal Justice and was named to "Who's Who Among
American Teachers" in 1998, 2002 and 2005. He is a member of
the American College of Forensic Examiners and is also a Diplomate
of the American Board of Law Enforcement Experts. He currently serves
on the National Law Enforcement Experts Advisory Board.
is a teacher. He has extensive experience developing courses to
meet the training needs of his students. He served as a California
and Nevada Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training "Course
Coordinator" and a Certified Instructor.
has been flying in and about the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the
inter-mountain areas of Nevada since first moving to South Lake
Tahoe, California, in 1976. He has been actively giving flight instruction
in the area since 1988. He has also presented numerous FAA Aviation
Safety Seminars pertaining to mountain flying safety and other topics
of interest to the aviation community.
has received commendations from the California State Assembly and
the California State Senate. He has also received commendations
from California Specialized Training Institute. In 2005 he received
the Frank G. Brewer Memorial Aerospace Award for "Notable contributions
to the advancement of youth in aerospace education." He holds
a California Community College Teaching Credential that is valid
MEL, SEL, CFI, CFII
Civil Air Patrol Instructor/Check Pilot Examiner
FAA Safety Team (FAAST) Lead Rep. for Reno Flight
Standards District Office
Western Pacific Region FAASTeam Representative of
Master Certified Flight Instructor (NV and CA)
Master of Science Degree, Criminal Justice
William H. "BIll"
designated by Master Instructor LLC
as Master CFI for 7th time
2011 Western Pacific Region FAASTeam Representative of the
FAA Certificate of Proficiency
Certified Master FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) 2008
Certificate of Appointment
as a FAASTeam Representative 2007
Presentation of 1999 Civil
Nevada Wing - Pilot of the Year
Left - Bill Schroeder-Captain,
Assistant Chief Check Pilot
Right-Tony Martinez-Lt. Col.
USAF Ret., Lt.Col. CAP