Flight Instructor (FI) is a complete course designed to train the student pilot to the level of proficiency necessary to enable them to operate as flight instructors on single engine airplanes. The duration of the course is 3 months.
- Valid EASA Medical (class 1) Certificate
- Valid EASA CPL/IR
- Minimum of 30hrs on single-engine piston airplanes of which at least 5hrs within the last six months
- Pre-entry flight test and interview, accessing the student’s ability to undertake the course
Theoretical Training: The theoretical training’s aim is to prepare the future instructor on teaching and learning methods. Student psychology and various teaching techniques will be covered in the 125 hrs of ground school. In the duration of the ground school the training instructors will give a number of lectures to a live audience (active commercial students), on various aviation subjects.
Flight Training: The student will complete 40 hrs of flight training, 30 hrs on single engine airplanes and 10 hrs on an FNPT II flight simulator, including 25 hrs VFR and 15 hrs IFR. During the flight training, the student will be shown all flight exercises and will be instructed on pilot student training techniques. In addition, the student will be expected to do proper briefings and debriefings, as well as, evaluations of students’ errors and provide corrective actions.