The FAA has no minimum requirement for applying for your flight instructor certificate beyond that required for your commercial license, but the CFI rating is designed to take you from your commercial license to becoming a certified flight instructor. Besides being an extremely rewarding experience, flight instructing allows you to build your hours and get paid for it!

Applicants interested in pursuing a flight instructor rating will meet with one of our senior flight instructors to tailor a program to your experience and goals. Our CFIs have a wealth of knowledge and experience from careers in corporate and airline aviation, and take great pride in helping to mentor and guide the newest generation of flight instructors to the highest standards in safety and excellence.

For certain aviation careers such as working for the airlines, you may have a flight hour requirement - become a flight instructor to get paid while you build time!

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss in detail how we can best help you achieve your goals. Call us to make an appointment to come in and meet with one of our training coordinators, or submit your application to reserve our next available training course today!

Certified Flight Instructor

Ready to take your Flight Instructor FAA written exam?

Before you take your checkride, you'll have to pass a written exam which can be taken at our testing center. Learn how to schedule here.

It's always a good idea to pass your written exam sooner rather than later, and many students opt to take their exam before they start flight training.

Benefits of using Dauntless Test Prep:

  • Regularly updated, actual and realistic FAA questions 

  • Explanations for every question. Detailed, illustrated, and intelligent. Written by professional pilots, instructors, and examiners and fully compatible with official FAA regulations and guidance and Airman Certification Standards. 

  • Polished user interface for fast and effective learning. Plenty of study and learning modes, including infinite practice tests.

  • Free lifetime updates means that you can use it to pass the test now and as a lifetime refresher later.


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