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Flight Instructor

So you want to become a Flight Instructor?

Flight instruction comprises of 30 hours of flight training of which 25 hours will be dual instruction and 5 hours will be mutual flying with another student instructor or qualified FI to practise flight demonstrations. During the dual instruction, student instructor will learn how to demonstrate all of the PPL exercises evaluate a student’s performance and correct student errors.

The flight Instructor course includes:

Ground Instruction

125 hours

Dual Instruction

24 hours minimum

Dual Instruction (Cessna 150/152)

1 hour minimum​

Mutual Instruction (Cessna 150/152)

5 hours​

On completion of the Flight Instructor Course (FIC) a pilot will have the ability to instruct a student to the level required for the issue of PPL (A), including theoretical knowledge instruction.

The following are mandatory EASA pre-entry requirements:

  • Hold a valid pilots licence, which includes a valid Single Engine Piston (Land) rating
  • Meet the knowledge requirements for the grant of a EASA CPL (A)
  • Have at least a CPL (A) or have completed at least 200 hours of flight time of which 150 hours as Pilot-in-
  • Command if holding a PPL (A)
  • Have completed at least 30 hours on Single Engine Piston powered aeroplanes of which at least 5 hours shall be in the 6 months preceding the pre-entry flight test
  • Have completed at least 10 hours instrument flight instruction of which up to 5 may be in a simulator
  • Have completed 20 hours cross-country flight time as PIC of aeroplanes including a cross country flight of 540km (300nm) with full-stop landings at two other aerodromes
  • Passed a specific pre-entry flight test within the 6 months preceding the start of the course

Course Description:

Flight instruction comprises of 30 hours of flight training of which 25 hours will be dual instruction and 5 hours will be mutual flying with another student instructor or qualified FI to practise flight demonstrations. During the dual instruction, the student instructor will learn how to demonstrate all of the PPL exercises and evaluate a student’s performance and correct student errors.

Flight instruction can be carried out in a Cessna 150/152 or Tecnam P2002JF. A Cessna 150/152 will be used however for demonstrating stalling and spinning and mutual flying.

The ground school comprises 125 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction. During this time a student instructor will refresh their theoretical knowledge and learn how to teach, prepare and give technical lectures and conduct pre-flight briefs.

Duration:

The course is full time Monday to Friday and lasts between 5 and 6 weeks dependent on weather conditions. Subject to availability a part-time course may be offered.

PRICE INDICATION

FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR COURSE

+ Active Support

6.500
Active Support
Theory
Practical

Before, during and after your flight training we provide a 1 on 1 direct aviation service. Active Support means quick response within 24 hours via our Whatsapp service. Scheduled phone or video call where aviation training related matters are discussed and handled. You can expect high quality service and professional support in terms of theory, practical, aviation legislation, CAA documentation until that first airline job.

ATPL(A) THEORY

Please be aware that stated amount of hours and prices apply to the minimum mandatory required flight training and may be subject to change depending on trainees performance. The following is included in the above price: theory, pre flight test, familiarisation flight, practical and skill test. There are no hidden fees!

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