5 Day Accelerated CFI Training Course | Certified Flight Instuctor Course

Our Complete Accelerated Flight Instructor CFI Course is designed to be 5 days in length.  Our initial CFI training course focuses on the Certified Flight Instructor practical test standards. This Flight Instructor course program includes the initial CFI Flight Instructor practical test with a designated pilot examiner.

Train the way you Fly - Fly the way you train.

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Flight Instructor Course Includes: 

  • Flight Instructor Course CFI: Exclusively Assigned to You
  • Unlimited CFI Flight Instructor Training
  • Unlimited CFI Ground Instructor Training
  • CFI Training Materials
  • Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test Recommendation and Checkride
  • Call for pricing - (in your plane)
  • Call for pricing - (in our plane) 12 hours per course in our Cessna, Piper or Cirrus Aircraft
  • Note: Flight instructor course, pricing, flight training and CFI ground school instruction can be customized to individual needs
  • Note: Hotel & housing available
  • Note: Courtesy vehicle transportation available
  • Contact Us At: 218-879-6599 for Course Scheduling


Flight Instructor Training Course Prerequisites:

For pilots seeking an Initial Flight Instructor CFI, come prepared with the following information:

  • Flight Instructor FIA, FOI written tests passed
  • Spin Endorsement
  • Current US Passport, or Birth Certificate & Government Issued ID
  • Basic Med or FAA third class medical or better
  • Current Biennial Flight Review logged
  • Hold Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument Rating.


Initial CFI Program Training Course Topics Include:

  • Flight Instructor Course Fundamentals of Flight Instruction
  • CFI Training Technical Subject Matter
  • Flight Instructor Training on AC 61.65
  • CFI Rating Basic aerodynamics and the principles of flight
  • Safe and efficient operation of aircraft
  • Weight and balance computations
  • Use of performance charts
  • Effects of exceeding aircraft performance limitations
  • Aeronautical charts and a magnetic compass for pilotage and dead reckoning
  • Use of air navigation facilities
  • Aeronautical decision making and judgment
  • Principles and functions of aircraft systems
  • Maneuvers, procedures, and emergency operations appropriate to the aircraft
  • Night operations
  • Procedures for operating within the National Airspace System
  • Risk Management
  • Aeronautical Decision Making
  • Task Management
  • Single Pilot Resource Management
  • Scenario Based Training
  • Emergency Operations
  • Teach Flight Planning
  • Applicable FAR's, AIM and Advisory Circulars
  • Radio Communications Procedures
  • Recognition of critical weather situations from the ground and in flight, windshear avoidance, and the procurement and use of aeronautical weather reports and forecasts
  • Safe and efficient operation of aircraft, including collision avoidance, and recognition and avoidance of wake turbulence
  • Effects of density altitude on takeoff and climb performance
  • Stall awareness, spin entry, spins, and spin recovery techniques for the airplane
  • Preflight action that includes—How to obtain information on runway lengths at airports of intended use, data on takeoff and landing distances, weather reports and forecasts, and fuel requirements
  • How to plan for alternatives if the planned flight cannot be completed or delays are encountered.
  • Basic Instrument Flying
  • ATC System & Communications
  • Autopilot operations
  • Advanced aircraft & avionics systems
  • Glass panel training
  • Fuel planning / and alternate airports
  • Weather planning
  • Proper power settings and airspeed control
  • Proper ATC radio communications
  • Other


Flight Instructor CFI