Certified Flight Instruction

Become a Certified Sport Pilot Flight Instructor.

Sport Pilot - Certified Flight Instructor
The instructor view

A FAA Sport Pilot Certified Flight Instructor (CFI-S) is a flight instructor just like any other FAA flight instructor (CFI), except a CFI-S is a CFI with a sport pilot rating. A CFI-S has privileges similar to other FAA certificated flight instructors (CFI).

 

Requirements

- Be at least 18 years of age

- Hold a sport pilot certificate

- Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

- Have a current driver's license

- Have logged at least 150 hours in airplanes and the required training for the CFI-S rating per FAA regulations

- Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test

Certified Flight Instructor
Art Hoag instructing

A Certified Flight Instructor is the person who makes flying dreams come true! You can be making the difference in others having their dreams fulfilled.

 

Requirements

- Be at least 18 years of age

- Hold a commercial pilot certificate

- Hold an instrument rating (for helicopter CFI)

- Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

- Obtain at least a current third-class medical certificate

- Have logged at least 250 hours (200 for helicopters) and the required        training for the CFI rating per FAA regulations

- Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test