Apopka Aviation & Flight Services
CFI (Certified Flight Instructor)
Gaining a CFI certificate is a great way to build time and valuable experience while being compensated. CFI’s are the gateway to the future of the aviation community, therefore a CFI is not only responsible for training students correctly but to support and encourage aviation.
Be at least 18 years old
Able to read, speak, and write English
Pass Knowledge Test on the Fundamentals of Instructing
Pass Knowledge Test
Pass Practical Flight Test
At least a third class Medical is required
Hold at least a Commercial Pilot certificate
Privileges and Limitations
Able to give training to student, private, and commercial pilots for primary licenses and flight reviews.
Responsible for giving appropriate endorsements and keeping records.
Cannot give training toward an instrument rating.
Cannot give training toward a multi-engine rating.
Must renew the CFI certificate every 2 years
Aeronautical Experience, Knowledge, and Materials
For Airplane, Single-Engine, and Land:
*The cost of the CFI varies greatly between pilots and therefore will not be shown. It is common though for pilots to spend an extensive amount of ground and flight training to meet the very comprehensive standards of the CFI certificate. Meet with one of our qualified instructors to discuss training standards and costs.
Enjoying Flying with us at the Orlando Apopka Airport