Certified Flight Instructor
Acadian Aviation offers a Certified Flight Instructor course that prepares you to share your love of flying with new students from across the world .
The Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) course is multi-pronged, it focuses as much on the nuance and subtlety of teaching as the technical skills and rules and regulations within the aviation community. Understanding how students learn and how to effectively teach is just one of the many topics that are stressed in this two-week course. We designed our program, as we do all of our programs, with realistic expectations and hours. Our goal is to set you up for success. Below is the standard schedule in our CFI program.
21-Day Program Class Schedule outline
Schedule FAA Check ride date
4.0 hours lecture
4.0 Hours Class preparation (workshop)
Evenings are for self-study and preparation for next day class
2.0 hours lecture
2.0 hours class preparation(workshop)
2.0-hour Flight training per day
2.0-hour flights daily
Spin training awareness and endorsements
Check-ride oral and flight preparation.
Mock CFI check ride with Chief Flight Instructor
*Acadian pilot will do its utmost to minimize the time between graduation and check ride. Examiners are allowed only One (1) practical exam per day for CFI candidates.
- 25 flight hours
- 40 academic hours
- 2 hours spin/upset recovery
- 15 hours pre and post flight
- 82 instructional hours
- 15 flight hours
- 25 Academic hours
- 8 hours pre and post flight briefing
- 48 instructional hours
- 15 flight hours
- 10 Academic hours
- 6 hours pre and post
- 31 instructional hours
*ask about our tuition reimbursement program and CFI bonus package
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