Certified Flight Instructor
There are many reasons to become a flight instructor. For some, there is a desire to share your passion for aviation with other people. For others, becoming an instructor is the first step towards a career in aviation by providing a way to build time. Regardless of your personal reasons, we can help you reach your goal of transitioning from the “pay for flying” group to the “paid for flying” group as a flight instructor. We offer individual and group class settings; just call us at 919-840-4444 to get started!
Above: Ousmane practicing turns around a point for his CFI training.
Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)
- As a CFI you can provide flight training towards Private and Commercial Certificates, flight reviews, and a variety of endorsements (depending on your personal qualifications).
- As an Instrument Instructor you can provide everything a CFI can do plus training towards an Instrument Rating, as well as Instrument Proficiency Checks
- A Multiengine Instructor can provide training towards a Multiengine addon to an existing Private or Commercial certificate or towards an initial Commercial Multi Certificate.
Flight Instructor Privileges
A person who holds a flight instructor certificate is authorized within the limitations of that person's flight instructor certificate and ratings to train and issue endorsements that are required for:
- A student pilot certificate
- A pilot certificate
- A flight instructor certificate
- A ground instructor certificate
- An aircraft rating
- An instrument rating
- A flight review, operating privilege or recency of experience requirement
- A practical test
- A knowledge test
Flight Instructor Limitations
- In any 24-consecutive-hour period, a flight instructor may not conduct more than 8 hours of flight training
- A flight instructor may not conduct flight training in any aircraft for which the flight instructor does not hold a pilot certificate and flight instructor certificate with the applicable category, class and type rating.