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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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Private Pilot Certificate

San Diego Flight Training International
Campus Full time Part time 8 weeks September 2017 USA San Diego + 1 more

The Private Pilot Certification Course will be the student's first introduction to modern aviation. Applicant will receive a minimum of 35 hours of flight training and 70 hours of ground and/or classroom instruction. [+]

Best Course Studies in Flight Instructor 2017. The Private Pilot Certification Course will be the student's first introduction to modern aviation. Applicant will receive a minimum of 35 hours of flight training and 70 hours of ground and/or classroom instruction. Ground school training includes aerodynamics and the principals of flight; aircraft systems; meteorology and weather data services; airspace; air traffic control; radio communications; Federal Aviation Regulations; aero medical factors; aeronautical charts and associated publications; aircraft performance and limitations; basic and radio navigation; night flying procedures; flight planning; flight maneuvers; and ground operations. Flight training syllabus includes preflight procedures; airport operations; takeoffs and landings; performance maneuvers; ground reference maneuvers; navigation and cross-country operations; basic instrument maneuvers; stalls; emergency operations; night operations; and post-flight briefing. [-]

Flight Instructor Training Course (FI)

Horizon International Flight Academy
Campus Full time 14 weeks September 2017 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) [-]

Commercial Pilot Licence + Multi Engine Command Instrument Rating

International Aviation Academy of Australia
Campus Full time 78 weeks January 2018 Australia Perth

Licence to fly Australian registered Single & Multi engine aircraft in Commercial Operations under IFR. [+]

Best Course Studies in Flight Instructor 2017. Course Brief: Licence to fly Australian registered Single & Multi engine aircraft in Commercial Operations under IFR. Course Duration: 78 weeks. Average Flight Hours: 180 flight + 20 simulator. Package Cost: $80,000.00 AUD (credits & remedial training may apply) Course includes: Flight Content – 180 flight hours with Single Engine (155 hours), Multi Engine (25 hours) + 20 hours Multi Engine Simulator, 10 hours of night flight pre-flight and post flight briefings. Theory & Examinations – Commercial & IFR Theory, CPL & IFR Flight Test fees – initial attempt only. Variations – Credits & Remedial requirements may vary the cost and course duration. Please refer to your initial enrolment agreement and course monthly student reports. International students must be 18 or older to enrol. [-]

Standard Integrated Flight Training with OJT Programme

Skyworld Aviation Group
Campus Full time 16 months November 2017 Philippines Manila

The foundation knowledge required to start the first flight phase. Subjects include aircraft general knowledge, air law, mass and balance, navigation, performance and planning, and meteorology. [+]

Flight training & phases: Our full-time, standard Integrated Flight Deck Programme typically takes approximately 14 months, and is broken down into several phases as outlined below. All phases are completed from our base. Eligibility: Graduate /Diploma Holder At least 21 years of Age Good English Communication Skills Class 1 medical issued from Aviation Doctor Able to Perform well in Pressure Flights. Skills acquired: The foundation knowledge required to start the first flight phase. Subjects include aircraft general knowledge, air law, mass and balance, navigation, performance and planning, and meteorology. ATPL THEORY: DURATION: 6 MONTHS (700 hours CLASS ROOM HOURS) Skills acquired: The Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) teaches students the theory required to operate commercial aircraft safely and professionally. Ground School Covers Fourteen (14) Subjects: 1. Theory of Flights 2. Basic Aircraft Instruments 3. Basic Aircraft Power Plant 4. Civil Air Regulations 5. Communications 6. Flight Environment and Airspace 7. Basic Aircraft Performance 8. Basic Weight & Balance 9. Basic Metrology 10. Aviation Physiology 11. Basic Radio Navigation 12. Basic Air Navigation 13. Basic Flight Planning 14. Instrument Review .FLIGHT TRANING Phase: Private Pilot Licence Training (PPL):- 50 hours of Flight time in a Cessna 152 35 hours of Instructor time 20 hours of ground school time Course Books and Materials CAAP Written Exam CAAP Check ride CAAP Medicals Instrument rating :( IR) 20 hours of flight time in a Cessna 172 35 hours of instructor time 20 hours of ground school time Course Materials CAAP Written Exam CAAP Check... [-]

Integrated Commercial Pilot License

ATIS Aviation Academy
Campus Full time February 2018 Egypt Cairo South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

Private Pilot License (PPL) SA-CAA Medical Student Pilot License (SPL) [+]

Best Course Studies in Flight Instructor 2017. Private Pilot License (PPL) SA-CAA Medical Student Pilot License (SPL) PPL Kit 7 Written Tests Radiotelephony Test 45-65 Flying Hours English Proficiency Test 4 Flying Dual Checks PPL Flight Test Night Rating (NR) Written Test 10-20 Flying Hours 2 Dual Checks NR Flight Test CPL & Instrument Rating CPL Kit 9 Written Tests 35-45 Instruments Hours 2 Instrument Dual Checks Instrument Rating Flight test 80-100 Flying Hours (Time Building ) 20-25 Hours Complex or Multi Aircraft 2 Complex or Multi Aircraft Dual Checks CPL Flight Test Excluded Items Embassy visa process fees Accommodation and food Medical Insurance Flight Tickets Note: Payments are done in 4 installments. [-]

Flight Instructor Course (FI)

Martinair Flight Academy
Campus Full time Part time 6 - 12 months

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 motnhs 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. The practical part of the training includes flying an airplane from the right seat and instructions are given about coaching student pilots. After being certified as a flight instructor one has to give the first one hundred flying hours under supervision of an experienced flight instructor. Only after completing these hours the flight instructor is allowed to give instruction for the PPL on his own. After two hundred hours as flight instructor he or she may give instruction for the CPL. FI IR – Instrument Rating Instructor The Martinair Flight Academy was the first company in the Netherlands to receive authorization from the Dutch government (IVW) to train an instrument flight instructor. The requirement for starting the training... [-]

ICAO to EASA conversion course

Olympus Aviation Academy
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time September 2017 Greece Thessaloniki

Valid ICAO CPL/IR/MEP [+]

Best Course Studies in Flight Instructor 2017. Pre Requirements: Valid ICAO CPL/IR/MEP EASA Medical (class 1) Certificate At least one X-country trip 300 NM Theoretical Training / e - Distance learning program for CPL/ATPL licenced : Advanced e-Learning online program via OAA web site 13500 questions for 14 subjects of Oxford books 56 progress tests selected by an automatic program according to HCAA exams 14 Final tests one progress test equals for 12 hrs reading time 650 hrs min reading time Private sessions with our ground instructors 65 hrs revision-progress tests in accordance with OAA training manuals OAA final Certificate HCAA exams Duration/Cost of e-DL : according to EASA the minimum distance learning duration is 3 months / 2500 € The ATPL Theory consists of 14 subjects in accordance with Part FCL. The ATPL Theory consists of 14 subjects. Air Law Aircraft General Knowledge, Airframe, Systems, Power Plant Aircraft General Knowledge, Instruments, Electronics Flight performance and Planning, Mass and Balance Performance Flight Planning and Monitoring Human Performance and Limitations Meteorology General Navigation Radio Navigation Operational Procedures Principles of Flight VFR Communications IFR Communications After passed ATPL theory next course is: Flight Training: 10 Hours Single-engine 5 Hours Multi-engine 10 Hours Multi-Engine (F/S) Duration/Cost: 10 days / 7700 € ATPL valid Licensed, more than 1500 hrs : Don’t need flight training course, just F/S with EASA TRE [-]

Aircraft and Helicopter Private Pilot License PPL (A) (H)

Pilot training center/ Pilotų Mokykla
Campus Full time September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The aim of the Private Pilot PPL(A) course is to train the student pilot to fly safely and efficiently under Visual Flight Rules. [+]

PPL (A) - Private pilot licence DESCRIPTION The aim of the Private Pilot PPL(A) course is to train the student pilot to fly safely and efficiently under Visual Flight Rules. To students who have successfully passed theory exams and skill test Civil Aviation Administration (CAA) provides private pilot licence. The holder of PPL licence becomes entitled to fly as pilot-in-command or co-pilot in aircrafts, which are recorded in a pilot licence. SUBJECTS Air Law and Operational Procedures Aircraft General Knowledge Navigation Aircraft Flight Manual Communication Principles of Flight Meteorology Flight Performance and Planning Human Performance and Limitations REQUIREMENTS Minimum age: An applicant for a PPL(A) shall be at least 17 years of age Medical fitness: An applicant for a PPL(A) shall hold a valid Class 1 or Class 2 medical certificate. PRIVATE PILOT LICENCE – PPL: TIME / HOURS Flights with Cessna 150/152 (41 hours) 41 Flights with simulator (4 hours) 4 Private pilot theory * 100 Learning material (Oxford books) Flight exam with CAA inspector 1:30 TOTAL Flights – 46:30 Theory - 100 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION * classroom preparation included * Online tests Flying in winter conditions + 10% Course available in English or Russian [-]

Commercial Pilot License

Calgary Flight Training Centre
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Canada Calgary

The Calgary Flight Training Centre is committed to excellence in training tomorrow's commercial aviators. [+]

Best Course Studies in Flight Instructor 2017. The Calgary Flight Training Centre is committed to excellence in training tomorrow's commercial aviators. Description The commercial pilot license is divided into a ground school and a flight component. The ground school is comprised of 80 hours training and is designed to prepare you to write your written exam. To be licensed as a commercial pilot you will need a total of 200 hours flight time. While completing commercial training you will obtain a night rating as well as multi-engine instrument rating. Some hours will be done with and instructor but many will also be time-building hours while you build valuable experience. Alberta residents are also eligible for student loans. Prerequisites Hold a valid private pilot license Must be 18 years of age to be licensed however training can begin at an earlier age Category 1 Medical Course Requirements (Based on minimum Transport Canada requirements) Minimum 200 hours total flight time of which 100 hours shall be "pilot-in-command" (PIC), 20 hours shall be cross country, and 25 hours shall be instrument time (This includes all previously acquired hours) 45 hours dual instruction including: 5 hours night including 2 hours night cross country 5 hours cross country 20 hours instrument 30 hours solo including: 25 hours improving general flying skills 5 hours night 10 hours ground school Passing grade on Transport Canada written exam and flight test Length of Course The commercial pilot course can take anywhere between 6-12 months to complete depending on... [-]

Course - Airplane flight instructor FI(A)

FLY FOR FUN S.R.O.
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 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 Theoretical part After fulfilling the entry requirements may be initiated training course, which consists of theoretical and practical training. The holder of a PPL(A) beginning of the course to demonstrate a level of theoretical knowledge in the range of a CPL(A). Practical part Flight training includes 30 hours of flight time. Training takes place in C150 aircraft and at least 1 hour on Piper Decathlon or Z142. How to order a flight training? Aircraft rental can be reserved using an online form or by phone on number: (+420) 724 327 922 [-]

Private Pilot Certification

Institute of Aviation at Parkland College
Campus Full time 2 years February 2018 USA Champaign

Associate degree students will sequentially earn the private pilot certificate, instrument rating, commercial pilot certificate, and multiengine rating during the program. There is also the opportunity to earn flight instructor certificates for airplane, instrument, and multiengine. [+]

Best Course Studies in Flight Instructor 2017. Overview The Institute of Aviation at Parkland College maintains a high level of quality in order to ensure the best outcomes for students. Located in Champaign, Illinois and with the help of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Frasca International, the Institute of Aviation at Parkland College is a leading collegiate flight school in Illinois and the only higher education institution in central Illinois with an aviation program. Located at Willard Airport, approximately eight miles from Parkland College’s main campus, the Institute of Aviation facility houses classrooms, student offices, various flight simulators, and air fleet. The fleet consists of 17 single engine Piper archers, seven Piper Arrows, three multi-engine Piper Seminoles and two Cessna 152s. Career Outlook With the impending influx of pilot retirements coupled with global growth in the aviation industry, there is a shortage of qualified pilots in the U.S. and internationally. In fact, according to Aviation Week, more than 20,000 pilot jobs are expected to open within the next seven years and these are conservative estimates. These jobs needs to be filled in order to ensure that smaller regional airlines can continue to offer service. It is argued that now maybe the best time to pursue and obtain your pilot education and flight training. Parkland’s Aviation Program The Institute of Aviation at Parkland offers an associate’s degree in aviation as well as opportunities for certification as a private pilot, instrument-rated pilot, commercial pilot, multiengine-rated pilot, and flight instructor. The... [-]

ATPL Modular Course

Global Aviation
Campus Full time 1 - 2 months September 2017 Greece Piraeus

0 - ATPL (A) Modular is a combination of training courses. The course begins with the Private Pilot License (PPL) course. [+]

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. Global Aviation has been the market leader in pilot training in Greece having a domestic market share of over 60% since 1997. Furthermore, our international student programme has been very successful, having trained students from the Middle East, Europe and China. As a long-standing corporate member of the Greek-Arab Chamber of Commerce we have excellent business relations with various organizations in the Arab world. Our base of operations in Athens, Greece’ business and aviation centre, our fleet of Piper aircrafts, our in-house maintenance, our affiliations with hotels... [-]

Modular Courses CPL(A) - MEP(A) - IR(A) - VFRN

EUROPEAN AVIATION SCHOOL OF BARCELONA
Campus Full time September 2017 Spain Barcelona

In EAS Barcelona we train professional pilots to work in Airline companies. The favorite training the applicants choose is the integrated course as it contains in less time the best training, combining the theoretical knowledges, as they are obtained, with the flight practice training and the simulator. [+]

Best Course Studies in Flight Instructor 2017. Modular Courses In EAS Barcelona we train professional pilots to work in Airline companies. The favorite training the applicants choose is the integrated course as it contains in less time the best training, combining the theoretical knowledges, as they are obtained, with the flight practice training and the simulator. There is also the possibility of a modular training in which the applicant who has begun obtaining a Private Pilot license, may become a professional pilot with all the necessary ratings to get the job as a pilot in an airline. In addition to the Air Transport Pilot Course ATPL (A), EAS Barcelona also offers the following courses: PPL(A) Private Pilot License CPL(A) Comercial Pilot License Habilitación SEP(A) Single Engine Rating Habilitación MEP(A) Multi Engine Rating IR(A) Instrument Rating ATPL(A) Airline Pilot (frozen) VFRN Night Rating Flight Instructor Courses FI(A) Flight Instructor Course CRI(MEP) Multi Engine Instructor Course IRI(A) Instrument Instructor Course [-]

FAA From 0 to 1.500 hours flight training with employment opportunity.

Flying Academy, International Flight Training Center
Campus Full time 14 months Open Enrollment USA South Miami Heights Czech Republic Prague Brno + 3 more

Preparing new pilots for the airlines is Flying Academy's area of expertise. It takes a great level of dedication and passion for flying to be able to share an impressive amount of knowledge in a short time and in addition, to develop the skills of the pilot to be able to cope with any situation which might arise during his or her career. [+]

From Zero to 1.500 hours This program is addressed EXCLUSIVELY to US work permit holders. If you do not have a US work permit, please check our extensive course offer for international students.This course is designed for future pilots with no current flight experience, who will start the training from PPL(A) to CPL(A) and add the IR(A), MEP and Flight Instructor ratings and additionally 1300 hours of experience within 2 years of working as a Flight Instructor (Pilot in Command time) at Flying Academy, reaching 1500 hours total time, that is not only a crucial milestone for all airlines, but also a turning point for each pilot’s personal flight experience. Course entry requirements Minimum age of 18 years First class medical certificate Ownership of work permission for EU and/or USA No flight experience Sufficient level of knowledge of Mathematics and Physics English language knowledge - ATO oral and written test Good communication skills and ability to teach others United States citizenship or working permit for US Conflict-free person, with positive attitude for work Training results corresponding to the future employment License privileges & Flight Instructor in Flying Academy Take advantage and go for a unique offer in United States - start your training for a professional pilot and get your first employment straight upon completion of your training! From Zero to 1.500 hours course offers you the best opportunity to start your professional pilot career with 1500 flight hours in your logbook: 200 hours during the zero to Commercial Pilot... [-]

Private Pilot License (P.P.L.)

Cretan Eagle Aviation
Campus or Online Full time 45 - 100 hours September 2017 Greece Crete

Included are 45 hours minimum of flight training. You also need to pass 9 written exams, and a flight skill test at the end of the course. It can be completed in 3 months minimum provided that you pass the theory exams at first try, but it can also be done at your own pace. [+]

Best Course Studies in Flight Instructor 2017. The P.P.L. course is designed to teach you how to pilot a Single Engine piston (SEP) airplane during the day using visual navigation (VFR). Included are 45 hours minimum of flight training. You also need to pass 9 written exams, and a flight skill test at the end of the course. It can be completed in 3 months minimum provided that you pass the theory exams at first try, but it can also be done at your own pace. Knowledge of the English language is required. English language classes can be arranged at an additional cost prior or during the course depending on each Student's needs. The PPL Training Course includes: • 45 flight hours • 100+ hours Ground School (80 hours minimum) • Trevor Thom P.P.L. Books and Training Materials (logbook, charts and ruler) • Aircraft Manual • Airport fees Entry Requirements • Be at least 16 years of age • Sufficient knowledge of the English Language • Class 2 EASA Medical Certificate The Ground School The P.P.L. Ground School course includes 9 subjects: • Air Law • Aircraft General Knowledge • Flight Performance & Planning • Human Performance & Limitations • Meteorology • Navigation • Operational Procedures • Principles of Flight • Communications The duration of the Ground School course is 100 hours minimum and can be done at any time during the year or concurrent with the flight lessons. There is no extra charge for any additional hours of Ground... [-]