CFI Academy

September CFI course

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Thank you for your interest in joining Fly Quest Aviation as a candidate for our next Certified Flight Instructor Academy. The following is some information on what to expect as-well-as help you prepare so that you are primed for success. 

Starting September 5th

Group Ground Instruction

  • 64 Hours of group ground training spanning four weeks

  • Opportunity to train, study and practice teaching with other candidates

  • Access to a dedicated classroom from 9am to 6pm every day for study/practice

  • 91.185 Endorsement that can be used to continue the flying portion with us or take with you if you need to finish up in another location

1-1 Insturction

  • 8 Hours of one-on-one instruction to use as needed

  • Allow you to work on specific areas and or

  • Mock Oral at the end of the course

*Any additional training needed will be at the rate of $60hr for Instruction & block rate for the applicable airplane rental

Flight Package

  • Billed separately

  • Get practice flying from the right seat 

  • 10 hours of dual flight training in the aircraft of your choosing at block rate pricing...

  • Access to our fleet of aircraft (PA-28-181’s, C-172S, Beechcraft Duchess)

Checkride

  • Prescheduled Check-ride date within a month of finishing the course and flight training

  • Endorsement pending:

    • Recommendation from your primary flight instructor

    • A successful mock check-ride with the Chief Instructor.

  • In the event that a Candidate is not ready for the pre-scheduled check ride, Fly Quest will assist with obtaining another date, however in the end it will be dependent on you and the availability of the DPE. 

 

 

CFI Academy Expectations

  • Your success is our success. We want you to be confident and well prepared for your check-ride, to ensure this we have set some expectations and prerequisites:

  •    THIS IS A FULL TIME COMMITMENT. Success will be dependent on your preparedness, involvement & effort. We highly encourage CFI candidates’ study and practice together outside of course as much as possible.  

  •    We are NOT “selling” a CFI check ride or endorsement. That will be earned by each individual.

  •    CFI Check-ride endorsement will require:

      1) Recommendation from your primary flight instructor.

      2) A successful mock check-ride with the Chief Instructor.

  •    In the event that a Candidate is not ready for the pre-scheduled check ride, Fly Quest will assist with obtaining another date, however in the end it will be dependent on you and the availability of the DPE.

Prerequisites

In our experience, the chance of a candidate's timely success is highly dependent on focusing on the task at hand. Therefore, the following must be complete prior to starting the Academy:

  •    FAA eligibility requirements of 14 CFR 61.183

  •    Knowledge exams (FOI & FIA) complete

  •    Spin endorsement complete (or scheduled in the first week of the course)

  •    Possess a fresh, foundational knowledge base and flight proficiency expected of a commercial pilot

  •    Aircraft Checkout (as needed)

  •    All required & valid documents (Gov Photo ID, Logbook, Med, Pilot Cert)

  •    -Last but most important, a POSITIVE ATTITUDE ☺