Certified Flight Instructor

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Become a Certified Flight Instructor

Becoming a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) is a challenging but rewarding endeavor. Pilots choose to become flight instructors for different reasons– for some it’s because they love to teach, for others, it’s a way to build flight time toward becoming a corporate or an airline pilot.

Being a CFI will sharpen your knowledge and your skills as you teach others everything they have to know to become a certified pilot.

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Entrance Requirments

*Must be at least 18 years of age.
*Must hold at least a valid FAA 3rd Class Medical Certificate.
*Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language.

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Minimum Certificate Requirments

* Hold a Commercial Pilot Certificate or ATP Certificate.
*Complete the Fundamentals of Instruction and Flight Instructor Airplane written tests.
* Log at least 15 hours as pilot in command in the category and class of aircraft.
*Complete an oral examination and practical test with an FAA examiner.

Reference 14 CFR ยง61.183 for more details on requirements

Airplane Instruction Fee
Hourly Non-Member Fee

Single-Engine: $49
Multi-Engine: $59

Hourly Member Fee

Single-Engine: $39
Multi-Engine: $49

Rotocraft Instruction Fee
Hourly Non-Member Fee

$69

Hourly Member Fee

$59

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