(5 Day) Flight Instructor (CFI) Course

The Flight Instructor (CFI) Course is designed to immerse the Commercial Pilot into a dedicated accelerated flight instructor training program. The flight instructor CFI course is 5 days in length.  The 6th day includes the flight instructor CFI course practical test with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner.

Train the way you Fly - Fly the way you train

CFI Course Includes: 

  • Flight Instructor Exclusively Assigned to You
  • Unlimited Flight Instruction
  • Training Materials
  • FAA Practical Test Recommendation & Checkride
  • Call for pricing - (in your plane)
  • Call for pricing - (in our plane) Cirrus SR22 G3 Perspective/ GPS WAAS or Cirrus SR22 Avidyne / GPS Garmin 430 WAAS or CE-172RG / GPS Garmin 430 WAAS or PA-28-151 Piper Warrior with GPS Garmin 430 WAAS
  • Note: Course, pricing, flight and ground instruction can be customized to individual needs
  • Note: Hotel & housing available
  • Note: Courtesy vehicle transportation available
  • Note: Train at our location or we can train at your location anywhere in the US
  • Contact Us At: 218-879-6599 for Course Scheduling


CFI Course Prerequisites:

For pilots seeking an Flight Instructor rating; come prepared with the following information.

    • FAA FOI and FIA written test passed
    • Spin Endorsement
    • Current US Passport, or Birth Certificate & Government Issued ID
    • Basic Med or FAA third class medical or better
    • Current Commercial Pilot Certificate
    • Current Biennial Flight Review logged


CFI Training Course Topics Include:

    • Fundamentals of Flight Instruction
    • CFI Technical Subject Matter
    • Preflight Preparation
    • Preflight Lesson on a Manuever To Be Performed In Flight
    • Airport and Seaplane Base Operations
    • Takeoffs, Landings and Go-Arounds
    • Fundementals of Flight
    • Performance Manuevers
    • Ground Reference Maneuvers
    • Slowflight, Stalls and Spins
    • Basic Instrument Maneuvers
    • Emergency Operations
    • Postflight Procedures
    • AC-61.65
    • Risk Management
    • Aeronautical Decision Making
    • Task Management
    • Single Pilot Resource Management
    • Scenario Based Training
    • Personal Minimums
    • Flight Planning
    • ATC System & Communications
    • 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
    • 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



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