FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor
FAA/TSA/DHS Crew Self-Defense Instructor
Certified Glock Armorer
MN POST Instructor
A licensed officer with specialized skills in aviation accidents/incidents, officer training, and commercial vehicles, Jim Waydula is an FAA certified ATP and Instructor.
Experience as a full-time, part-time, and reserve police officer over the past 24 years. Jim currently teaches four POST approved courses for police officers in several states.
Jim is also a certified Glock gunsmith and we’ve personally seen him take a Glock apart and put it back together in a matter of minutes. Jim brings to Maple Grove Firearms a skill set for self-defense in close quarters that is difficult to find. Many of the pilots and flight attendants you fly with have been trained by Jim.
You’ll enjoy his quiet, but personable style. And you’ll walk away a better person for having take a class from him.