FI (A) Training course

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Course requirements

Course requirements

The applicant for the course shall meet the following requirements to be eligible for enrollment:
  • be at least 18 years old,
  • hold at least current CPL(A),
  • have completed at least 20 hours of VFR cross-country flight as pilot-in-command,
  • have completed at least 30 hours on single engine piston powered aeroplanes of which at least 5 hours shall have been completed during the 6 months preceding the pre-entry flight test as set out below,
  • have passed a specific pre-entry flight test.

If the applicant holds PPL(A) he/she shall meet following requirements in addition to those listed above:
  • meet the requirements for a CPL(A) or ATPL(A) theoretical knowledge,
  • have received at least 10 hours instrument flight instruction on the appropriate aircraft category, of which not more than 5 hours may be instrument ground time in an FSTD,
  • completed at least 200 hours of flight time of which 150 hours as PIC,
  • have completed a VFR cross-country flight as PIC, including a flight of at least 540 km (300 NM) in the course of which full stop landings at 2 different aerodromes shall be made,
  • have the privileges to fly at night.
Course description

Course description

The FI(A) training course includes:
  • 25 hours of teaching and learning,
  • 100 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction, including progress tests,
  • 30 hours of flight instruction, of which 25 hours are dual flight instruction, of which 5 hours may be conducted in an FFS, an FNPT I or II or an FTD 2/3, and remaining 5 hours may be mutual flying (two students flying together to practice flight demonstrations).

Theoretical knowledge instruction.
Theoretical knowledge programme consists of 10 subjects:
  • The learning process,
  • The teaching process,
  • Training Philosophies,
  • Techniques of applied instruction,
  • Student evaluation and testing,
  • Training programme development,
  • Specific hazards involved in simulating systems failures and malfunctions in the aircraft during flight,
  • Night flying instructions,
  • Training administration,
  • Human performance and limitations relevant to flight instruction.

Flight instruction.
Flight instructions contains air exercises similar to those used for training of PPL(A) include the development of specific instructor skills and long briefings, particularly in teaching and assessing threat and error management and crew resource management (CRM). This course enables the candidate instructors to gain experience of training a variety of exercises, covering both normal and abnormal operations.
How much does course cost

How much does course cost

The price of the course is determined individually upon request.

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