Course in Flight Instructor

Top Courses in Flight Instructor

Whether you’re interested in teaching others to fly or are simply a flying buff yourself, flight instructor courses offer a way to transition into this career or simply pursue your hobby. Taking these courses will further your piloting capabilities or give you a broader window into the world of flight.

You may be wondering, exactly what is a flight instructor course anyway? Flight instructor courses offer step-by-step, comprehensive instruction in manning different types of aircraft, most notably single-engine planes. Typical courses combine classroom instruction with hands-on flying time. Minimum requirements for flying times vary by country and institution. Flight instructor courses are offered by accredited schools all over the world and start at various times of the year. Courses are time-based rather than semester-based because of the sequential nature of aviation instruction.

Individuals choose to take flight instructor courses for a variety of reasons, although primarily to gain their instructor’s license. The courses offer thorough training in aviation practices and aeronautics.

The costs associated with flight instructor courses vary considerably. Primary considerations include the location of the school or academy, the amount of flying time required, and fuel costs.

Individuals who take flight instructor courses, and particularly those who complete a flight instructor program, benefit from a highly specialized field that virtually ensures a job is waiting for them at the end of their training. Indeed, the rate of employability of flight instructors is in the 90th percentile or higher, which is good news in this economy. Added advantages of taking these courses include increased knowledge of aviation history, design, and performance.

There are many opportunities to take flight instructor courses in the United States and around the world. There are also numerous online course options offered that are both lecture- and flight-simulation based. To get started with a flight instructor course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Flight Instructor Courses - Helicopter

Eurotech Flight School
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Caiolo

The Flight Instructor Course will lead you to a Qualification Which Entitles to train students for the ppl and for type rating on aircraft single engine. [+]

Privileges

The Flight Instructor Course will lead you to a Qualification which entitles to train students for the Ppl and for Type Rating on Aircraft Single Engine. The Flight Instructor can train Cpl Student Pilots after having flown 200 training hours and can also instruct trainee instructors after they have flown 500 training hours.

Instrumental Rating Instructor can train for the Ifr Part of Modular Courses, Integrated Courses and for Extension on a Multi-Engine Helicopter if he/she holds the tri requisites.

Type Rating Instructor can train for Type Rating Courses on Me Helicopters.

Pre-requisites

For Flight Instructors Candidates: Cpl holders must have 250 helicopter flight hours, of which 100 hours as Pic; Ppl holders must have 200 helicopter flight hours as pic and also must have passed the Cpl or Atpl Theory Exam.... [-]


Career Direct Program

San Diego Flight Training International
Campus Full time 29 weeks September 2018 USA San Diego

While you can always train one-on-one with our pool of staff instructors, you might enjoy the advantages of the SDFTI Airline Direct Academy Career Direct Program which offers a complete primary aviation education in approximately just 29 weeks. [+]

While you can always train one-on-one with our pool of staff instructors, you might enjoy the advantages of the SDFTI Airline Direct Academy Career Direct Program which offers a complete primary aviation education in approximately just 29 weeks.

Classes are forming now. Class sizes are limited to 10 students.

With the Career Direct Program you can earn a Private Pilot Certificate (License), Instrument Rating, Commercial Pilot Certificate, and Multiengine Rating in approximately 29 weeks. This course includes the following hours of instruction:

Directed Ground Study [ 112 Hours] Pre/Post Flight - Ground Instruction [ 90 Hours ] Knowledge Test Preparation Ground Instruction [ 48 Hours ] Dual Cessna 172 Flight Time [ 77.5 Hours ] Dual Piper Arrow Flight Time [10 Hours] Dual Twin Engine Flight Time [15 Hours] Solo Cessna 172 Flight Time [ 80 Hours ] Solo Piper Arrow Flight Time [ 5 Hours ] Dual Advanced Flight Training Device (Simulator) [ 22.5 Hours ] Private, Instrument, G1000, and Commercial Pilot Training Kits Private, Instrument and Commercial Knowledge Test Examinations Private, Instrument, Commercial and Multiengine Practical Examinations Total Ground Instruction: 250 Hours ... [-]

PPL - Private Pilot License

Skies Airline Training
Campus 4 - 5 months September 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The entry-level flight certification is the private pilot license (PPL). As a holder of a PPL license, you can fly small, single-engine aircraft privately. [+]

Best Courses in Flight Instructor 2018.

The entry-level flight certification is the private pilot license (PPL). As a holder of a PPL license, you can fly small, single-engine aircraft privately.

Skies Airline Training's PPL program takes you from zero experience to a holder of a Private Pilot License in less than 4 months.

Course Content 100 hours of theoretical training 52 hours of flight training Ground school materials Flight instructor fees Aircraft manuals Aviation English Language Proficiency check Medical examination First attempt CAA examination fees Examiner fees and all applicable taxes Duration

Total course duration: 4-5 months... [-]


Course - Airplane flight instructor FI(A)

FLY FOR FUN S.R.O.
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Do you want to teach your flight experience other people? Pass the FI(A) training and become a professional flight instructor. [+]

Airplane flight instructor FI(A)

Do you want to teach your flight experience other people? Pass the FI(A) training and become a professional flight instructor.

Requirements for student

The applicant must:

hold CPL(A) or PPL(A) and have at least 200 hours of flight time, of which 150 hours must be as pilot in command (in that case is necessary to pass theoretical CPL exams) have at least 20 hours of cross-country flights as pilot in command, including 300 NM flight with full stop landing at two different airports. pass an entry practical exam with qualified FI according to JAR FCL 1.330(f) have a valid class 2 medical have at least 30 hours of flight time on single engine piston aircraft and 10 hours of instrument flying training. be holder of valid radiotelephony licence be at least 18 years old Course proccess ... [-]

Flight Instructor Course (FI)

Martinair Flight Academy
Campus Full time Part time 6 - 12 months September 2018 Netherlands Lelystad + 1 more

The training for flight instructor (Flight Instructor = FI) as well as the training for instrument flying instructor (Instrument Rating Instructor = IRI and Multi Engine Instructor = MEI) are specialised trainings. [+]

The training for flight instructor (Flight Instructor = FI) as well as the training for instrument flying instructor (Instrument Rating Instructor = IRI and Multi-Engine Instructor = MEI) are specialised trainings.

FI – Flight Instructor The training for flight instructor (basic training) has already been part of the Martinair Flight Academy for many years. The requirements for starting the training are a valid CPL with SEP class rating (EASA License). A minimal of 5 hours has to be flown in the last 6 months preceding the start of the course and an entrance test has to be passed. This test is mandatory.

The essentials in the theoretical part of the training for flight instructor are especially teaching student pilots about aerodynamics and aviation law and learning how to give classical briefings.... [-]


Flight Instructor Courses FI(A) – CRI(A) – IRI(A)

EUROPEAN AVIATION SCHOOL OF BARCELONA
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Barcelona

At EAS Barcelona we carry out all the instructor courses, from the basic training instructor (FI) to the multi-engine instructor (CRI) or instrument flight instructor (IRI). We also conduct seminars for the renewal of instructor ratings. [+]

Flight Instructor Courses FI(A) – CRI(A) – IRI(A)

In many cases, before entry into an airline companies, pilots can access new instructor positions at ATO´s authorized by EASA. As instructors they increase the number of flight hours quickly and allow the application in an airline faster.

At EAS Barcelona we carry out all the instructor courses, from the basic training instructor (FI) to the multi-engine instructor (CRI) or instrument flight instructor (IRI). We also conduct seminars for the renewal of instructor ratings.

The courses are designed to be done in a short time with what is provided the students come from abroad not having to travel a long time.

Instructor courses are as follows:... [-]


Instructor’s Course

Mideast Aviation Academy
Campus Full time 2 - 4 months September 2018 Jordan Amman

Having converted to the new JCARC regulations, Mideast's Flight Training Department has been vigilant in making sure that all training syllabi meet the highest practical and academic standards in aviation and are taught by highly qualified instructors. Mideast is dedicated to filling the skies with the most qualified, knowledgeable and safety oriented pilots in the world. [+]

IRI :

Pre-Entry Requirements

Shall be at least 18 years of age. Hold CPL/IR or FI rating. Medically fit in accordance with JCAR 67 Annex 1.355(b).

Duration:

2 Months

Theoretical Hours:

62 Hrs

Flying Hours:

22:00

(Duel 12:0, SIM 10:0)

Flight Instructor:

Pre-Entry Requirements

Shall be at least 18 years of age. Hold Pilot License. Shall be medically fit in accordance with FCL 1.355(b). Shall have at least CPL or completed 200 hours of flight time of which 150 hours as PIC if holding PPL. Met the knowledge requirements for CPL as set out in Appendix I to FCL 1.470.

Duration:

4 Months

Theoretical Hours:... [-]


India Flight Training Program

US Aviation Academy
Campus Full time Part time 7 - 9 months September 2018 USA Denton + 1 more

US Aviation Academy gladly offers flight training for international students from India. We have had dozens of students from India and are familiar with DGCA regulations. Experience with DGCA paperwork is essential in ensuring a smooth transition process upon return. [+]

US Aviation Academy gladly offers flight training for international students from India. We have had dozens of students from India and are familiar with DGCA regulations. Experience with DGCA paperwork is essential in ensuring a smooth transition process upon return. Our flight program for India is outlined below.

DGCA Compliant Program Flight Time: 207 hours, Simulation time: 12 hours, Total: 219 hours Estimated Course Time: 7 to 9 months Estimated Total Cost: $52,721*

*Includes housing, transportation, books, and more. TSA, visa fees, and an iPad not included.

King Air C90 11 Hour Course

US Aviation is one of the few schools able to offer Indian DGCA Compliant training in the King Air C90. This 11 hour King Air C90 course will meet the requirements for multi engine aircraft under 5700kg. US Aviation’s experience with DGCA programs and paperwork ensures quality training and ease of transition upon return to India.... [-]


FAA Flight Training

Naples Air Center
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Naples

The FAA Private Pilot Certificate course is the entry course for all pilots, whether you be continuing on to an airline career or wishing to remain as a recreational pilot this is the first course we all undertake. During your training you will learn the basic skills involved in maneuvering an aircraft, navigation techniques as well as basic instrument flying skills for... [+]

FAA Part 141 Flight Training

The FAA Private Pilot Certificate course is the entry course for all pilots, whether you be continuing on to an airline career or wishing to remain as a recreational pilot this is the first course we all undertake. During your training you will learn the basic skills involved in maneuvering an aircraft, navigation techniques as well as basic instrument flying skills for flight in day visual meteorological conditions. Training is normally conducted in a single engine aircraft.

35 hours flight instruction (20 hours with an instructor) 20 hours ground school FAA Part 141 – Career Pilot Courses

The following courses have been packaged together for the person who wants to come to Naples Air Center and 7 months later leave ready for a Pilot Career.... [-]


Flight Instructor FI (Flight Instructor) Course

Coptering
Campus Full time 13 weeks September 2018 Spain Sabadell

The course is intended for people over 18 old who want to obtain the certificate FI (Flight Instructor). [+]

Course Description

The course is intended for people over 18 old who want to obtain the certificate FI (Flight Instructor).

Prerequisites

An applicant for a certificate of FI (H) shall be at least 18 years of age and shall:

Have received at least 10 hours of instrument flight instruction on the appropriate aircraft category; Have completed 20 hours of VFR cross-country flight on the appropriate aircraft category as PIC;

You must also have completed 250 hours total flight time as a pilot on helicopters of which:

at least 100 hours as pilot in command, if the applicant holds at least a CPL (H) or at least 200 hours as PIC, if the applicant holds at least a PPL (H) and meets the requirements for CPL theory knowledge; Course Duration ... [-]

Flight Instructor FI (A)

Ventum Air Flight Academy
Campus Full time October 2018 Poland Warsaw

The course will mainly focus on the principles of teaching and students’ assessment of learning and creating in them the correct habits to train new students in the future. At ATO Ventum Air you will meet the best instructors, who will share their long-term knowledge and experience with you during the course. The whole theoretical course is held in Polish or English. [+]

The course will mainly focus on the principles of teaching and students’ assessment of learning and creating in them the correct habits to train new students in the future. At ATO Ventum Air you will meet the best instructors, who will share their long-term knowledge and experience with you during the course. The whole theoretical course is held in Polish or English.

To offer you the highest quality of our training we prepared for you exercises, which will surely help you with your future work as an instructor. Theoretical training consists of 125 hours classes and includes subjects like: appropriate teaching methods, training processes, assessment and examination of students, possible threats during malfunctions in a flight, etc. The course will be held in groups of maximum 12 participants and will end with an internal exam and the issue of a certificate after the passed exam.... [-]


Flight Instructor Training Course FI (A)

Baltic Aviation Academy
Campus September 2018 Lithuania Vilnius

Do you feel a deep passion for aviation? You have already gained CPL(A), ATPL(A) or PPL(А) but still can’t sit in one place? What if we told you that you can do much more with that? What if we told you that you can do much more with that? [+]

Short description Flight Instructor Training Course (FI(A)) at Baltic Aviation Academy is designed for piloting licence holders who wish to become pilot training instructors.

As a Flight Instructor you will:

gain new and useful qualification; maintain your theoretical and flying skills; share your knowledge and spread aviation fever; collect your flying hours; gain a valuable advantage as a professional.

Flight Instructor FI(A) qualification grants an opportunity to teach student pilots PPL(A) and/or CPL(A) courses. During the Flight Instructor course at Baltic Aviation Academy, participants will go through and learn the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to become a successful Flight Instructor. ... [-]


Flight Instructor (FI) Course

Barcelona Flight School
Campus Full time 9 weeks September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Flight Instructor (FI) Course is the first and easier way to add flight experience to your logbook before applying to an Airline. After having completed the required training, the Flight Instructor Rating will allow you to act as a Flight Instructor, teaching Groundschool and providing Flight training to other students. Taking a job of Flight Instructor at a Flight School is one of the best ways possible to... [+]

The Flight Instructor (FI) Course is the first and easier way to add flight experience to your logbook before applying to an Airline.

After having completed the required training, the Flight Instructor Rating will allow you to act as a Flight Instructor, teaching Groundschool and providing Flight training to other students.

Taking a job of Flight Instructor at a Flight School is one of the best ways possible to build hours while training other pilots, and consolidate your flying skills in an entry job into aviation that will, at the same time, allow you to stay connected to the Airline Pilot job market.

Barcelona Flight School is an authorized centre by the Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea under EASA Part-FCL with the ATO number E-ATO-037 to provide flight training, with over 60 years of experience.... [-]


Flight Instructor Training Course (FI)

Horizon International Flight Academy
Campus Full time 14 weeks September 2018 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

The aim of the Flight Instructor Course is to provide the candidate with the ability to instruct a student to the level required for the issue of a license. [+]

Aim of the Course

The aim of the Flight Instructor Course is to provide the candidate with the ability to instruct a student to the level required for the issue of a license.

Syllabus of the Course Theoretical Knowledge : 125 hours Flying Training : 31.5 hours Duration of the Course : 14 weeks Structure of the Course

The FI (H) course is a full time training program, the student instructors practice the planning of Class room lesson periods and develop their ability to give short and long briefings. During this phase the student instructor will be taught to demonstrate and to evaluate all of the exercises from the right hand seat.

Entry Requirements A valid UAE GCAA CPL or ATPL A valid UAE GCAA Class 1 Medical Proficiency in English is expected - ICAO Level 3 before commencing the course and ICAO Level 4 at license issue Have completed at least 250 hours of helicopter flight time of which: at least 100 hours shall be as pilot in-command if holding an ATPL(H) or a CPL(H) or at least 200 hours as pilot-in command of helicopters, if holding a PPL(H) [-]

ICAO-EASA CPL/IR/MEP Conversion Course

Global Aviation
Campus Full time 10 days September 2018 Greece Piraeus

The aim of the course is to train an ICAO CPL/IR/MEP holder to the level of proficiency necessary to enable him to operate as co-pilot on multi pilot, multi engine airplanes in commercial air transportation, according to the EASA Part-FCL. [+]

Dear Sir, First of all, thank you for your interest. Let me introduce ourselves. Global Aviation is the oldest professional pilot academy in Greece, an international aviation organisation with 20 years of experience in professional pilot training. Global Aviation is based in the Civil Aviation Airport of Pachi (LGMG), Athens, Greece and is approved by EASA to offer commercial airplane pilot training courses such as the ATPL Integrated, ATPL Modular, CPL, IR, MEP and MCC. As exclusive distributor of Piper Aircrafts in Greece and the Balkans, since 1997, Global Aviation uses a modern fleet of 6 single, 2 multi-engine training airplanes and 2 FNPT II flight simulators (including MCC) that are based in the Civil Aviation Airport of Pachi in Athens Greece. All theoretical and flight training takes place in Athens, Greece, where the weather allows us to fly around 350 days per year. Moreover, Global Aviation is an EASA approved maintenance centre and the only certified Piper Service Centre in the region. Below there is a brief presentation of the conversion course. Further details are available in the attachments. Commercial Pilot License ICAO Conversion is a single course where the student holds an ICAO CPL (A) IR/MEP and after the completion of the training he will be awarded a Part-FCL CPL (A) IR/MEP with ATPL Theory Credit. Pre-Entry Requirements  Provide us a Photocopy of ICAO CPL (A) IR/MEP with Instrument Rating and Multi Engine Class Rating  Provide us a Photocopy of ICAO Medical (class 1) Certificate ... [-]