Rod Machado's Product Affiliate Program

Greetings Folks:

Welcome to my CFI affiliate program. As a flight instructor, I hope you'll sign up and take advantage of the 25% commission I offer on the sale of my aviation products. Here's a little about the program and a few Q&As, too.

Click: How to Register

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The Details of the Program

When you sign up as an affiliate (flight instructors, ground instructors, flight schools, FBOs and pilot shops), we’ll give you a special link to our website that you can share on your website, blog, or Facebook/Twitter pages. You’ll earn money for every student (or anyone) who purchases one of our products (hardcopy or download) as a result of clicking your link. 

(If you prefer, we can also provide you with a QR "square-pattern-type" code that your referrals can use as a means of purchasing Rod's products. Similar to a link, your referrals would scan the QR code (from your web site, from an email, from a printed piece of paper you hand them or from your phone on which the picture code is kept) and it would track their purchase at Rod's Aviation Learning Center. Send Rod an email [] and request that the QR code option be activated for you.)

We will provide you with all the marketing and copy to promote our product (you are also free to copy and paste product info from Rod Machado's web site, too). You will also be given access to a dashboard to help you keep track of everyone you send our way. You will be able to see all clicks, sales and the amount you have earned from promoting our product.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get started?

Click the REGISTER button to join our affiliate program. When you join the program, we provide you with all the materials you need to promote our program. You'll have your own affiliate portal from which to track sales and commissions. All the hard work has been done, all you need to do is tell your students and market to your audience.

Who can sign up?

I am happy to welcome any flight/ground instructor or aviation business organization to become an affiliate member. This program is not open to coupon companies or mass discount companies who offer discounts based on my affiliate commission. It's also not open to individuals who seek to use the affiliate discount to purchase their own personal products with no intent on marketing to other aviation students. 

For all those meeting the above requirements, I only ask is that you "actively" use/promote the link provided by this affiliate program. This is an excellent opportunity for CFIs, ground instructors, flight schools and aviation organizations to make additional money by simply posting our affiliate link on their website (or sending it directly to others). For instance, one flying club regularly makes over $500 a month by listing my affiliate link on their website's "Recommended Links" page. I have several individuals who make $1,000+ a month from this affiliate program doing the same thing on their personal web page. I'm happy to send an earned commission to any and all that do the same. 

Is there a minimum participation rate I must maintain as an affiliate?

Yes, your affiliate record must show at least five link clicks within the previous four months to maintain your affiliate status. With less than five link clicks, your affiliate link will become inactive until you request reactivation with me at:

Do you pay via Paypal and how often do you pay?

Yes, we "ONLY" pay via PayPal to your PayPal account. We pay commissions on the first day of every month when commissions reach at least $50. You must have a PayPal account to be paid.

Where can I advertise your products and services?

You can advertise Rod Machado's products on your blog, website, or you can also send email with a link or QR (pattern) code to your students, friends and associates. We will provide you with banners and links.

What are the forms of payment?

We pay you by direct deposit to your personal (free) PayPal account. All that is needed is your PayPal email address. Go to and sign up for free PayPal Account. It's easy!

Do you have reports of my activity?

Yes, we have detailed reports that will help you make the right decisions to help you earn more. The affiliate panel you are provided includes, click reports, sales reports, traffic comparison reports, orders per click reports, and many more reports.

How Much Can I Earn?

A 25% commission on one $74.95 book is $18.73. On a $279 eCourse, the commission is $69.75. An audiobook will net commissions ranging from $17.95 to $29.75. If friends of a student (or anyone, for that matter) use your personal link to order more of Rod's products, you continue to earn a 25% commission on those sale referrals