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CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

Start your career in aviation by training and teaching future aspiring pilots!

CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

Start your career in aviation by training and teaching future aspiring pilots!

CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR

Start your career in aviation by training and teaching future aspiring pilots!

With the FAA CFI(A) license you will be able to teach FAA PPL(A) and CPL(A). These qualifications provide you with excellent experience as PIC and as a professional pilot.

Many pilots wishing to enter professional aviation positions become Flight Instructors in order to gain the necessary experience. The CFI(A) can be obtained in as little as 1-2 months depending on the trainee’s time availability for both theoretical and practical training.

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Steps To Become A Certified Flight Instructor

Meet Minimum Requirements

You must be at least a CPL holder, must hold at least a valid class 3 medical certificate to ensure that you are physically fit for flying, and must be able to speak, write, and understand English fluently.

Complete Ground Training

You will have a variety of topics and subjects to cover before you start your flight training. With the help of our LIVE online theoretical training classes, you can complete the ground training from wherever you are with no delay! Once you successfully pass the FAA theoretical examination, you can commence your Flight Training. The theoretical training for a CFI(A) – Certified Flight Instructor consists of approx. 30 hours of ground instruction.

Complete Flight Training

Train with qualified, experienced, and certified pilot instructors. Meet the minimum required flight hours by the FAA, where you will learn how to fly under various conditions, solo flights, and cross country flight training. In order to become a Certified Flight Instructor, the pilot must complete a minimum of 10 hours of flight with an instructor.

Pass the Check-Ride!

Once you prove your knowledge to your CFI via various tests and knowledge checks, you will be signed off for your final check-ride with an FAA instructor. Passing the check-ride will officiate you as a Certified Flight Instructor and you will attain your certification.

Meet Minimum Requirements

You must be at least a CPL holder, must hold at least a valid class 3 medical certificate to ensure that you are physically fit for flying, and must be able to speak, write, and understand English fluently.

Complete Ground Training

You will have a variety of topics and subjects to cover before you start your flight training. With the help of our LIVE online theoretical training classes, you can complete the ground training from wherever you are with no delay! Once you successfully pass the FAA theoretical examination, you can commence your Flight Training. The theoretical training for a CFI(A) – Certified Flight Instructor consists of approx. 30 hours of ground instruction.

Complete Flight Training

Train with qualified, experienced, and certified pilot instructors. Meet the minimum required flight hours by the FAA, where you will learn how to fly under various conditions, solo flights, and cross country flight training. In order to become a Certified Flight Instructor, the pilot must complete a minimum of 10 hours of flight with an instructor.

Pass the Check-Ride!

Once you prove your knowledge to your CFI via various tests and knowledge checks, you will be signed off for your final check-ride with an FAA instructor. Passing the check-ride will officiate you as a Certified Flight Instructor and you will attain your certification.

Examinations

Theoretical Examination: 

Before taking the check-ride to become a Certified Flight Instructor in Airplanes, you will first need to pass the FAA written exams for the FOI (Fundamentals of Instruction) and FIA (Flight Instructor Airplanes) at an FAA-approved testing center. 

The applicant must demonstrate a level of knowledge appropriate to the privileges of the holder of a CFI(A) in accordance with the requirements under the FARs. The applicant has to demonstrate the theoretical knowledge at an FAA-approved testing center in the form of 2 written tests. The applicant must pass the written exams with a minimum of 70% which is still a passing score.

Practical Examination 

The practical skill exam is performed in flight with the authorized FAA examiner and can be taken after successful completion of the written tests at the FAA authority.

You will need to call your local Flight Standards District Office and tell them you would like to schedule the CFI Check-ride and they will provide you the DPE (Designated Pilot Examiner) to be tested with. Be ready to teach what is required by the PTS (Practical Test Standards).

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Available Courses

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Private
Pilot

The theoretical training is conducted via Live Broadcasted classrooms or in-person classes, which includes detailed instructions on classwork and homework assignments, with the full support of our Learning Management System (e-learning).

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Instruments Rating

This Rating Extends the privileges of PPL(A) or CPL(A) and allows pilots to fly according to IFR in cloudy weather or any other circumstance of reduced visibility.

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Commercial Pilot Certificate

The Commercial Pilot License training is usually one of the last steps in becoming a professional pilot. The Commercial Pilot Certificate is a qualification that permits the holder to act as the pilot in command of an aircraft for compensation or hire, i.e. to get employed as a pilot.

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Flight Instructor Certificate

Many pilots wishing to enter professional aviation positions become Flight Instructors in order to gain the necessary experience. The CFI(A) can be obtained in as little as 1-2 months depending on the trainee’s time availability for both theoretical and practical training.

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Zero to
CPL

Obtaining a Commercial Pilot Certificate is essential for those planning a career in aviation. The Zero to Commercial Pilot License (0-CPL) Program is designed for students with little to no flying experience and who want to pursue a career in aviation according to FAA regulations.

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Accelerated Courses

Accelerated Courses are fast-track programs designed for students who want to complete their training expeditiously. We offer an intense training program for student pilots seeking to train as often as possible and obtain their license in minimum time. The program includes one-on-one flight training and ground instruction.

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Zero to 1500 hours

This course is designed for pilots without prior experience. It allows you to complete all the required pilot training modules, as well as the opportunity to build more hours as Flight Instructor with Flying Academy to reach up to 1500 hours of flight time.

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Time
Building

Train with qualified, experienced, and certified pilot instructors. Meet the minimum required flight hours by the FAA, where you will learn how to fly under various conditions, solo flights, and cross country flight training. We offer courses under both Part 41 and Part 161 according to the FAA regulations.

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Our bases are strategically located to satisfy the needs of aviation students around the world. Currently, we operate three bases in the US. In the greater Los Angeles area, Flying Academy is located in Corona and Van Nuys. Not to exclude the east coast, we have an additional base in sunny Miami. Across the pond, we have two bases in the Czech Republic (Prague and Brno) and Bad Voslau, Austria (just outside of Vienna). 

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