Certified Flight Instructor

As a low time pilot, the best way to continue your education and build flight time is to become a Certified Flight Instructor.


To provide training for compensation or hire, conduct flight reviews, and give endorsements for pilot training, aircraft ratings and exams

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Hold Commercial Certificate in Category and Class
  • Pass the Airman’s Knowledge Test
  • Pass the Oral and Practical Test

Minimum Flight Experience:

  • 3 hours test prep

Most of the work towards this rating is ground instruction.
The flight portion is just proficiency.
(Most Candidates Require about 10 hours of Flight)