Have you ever thought of becoming a Flight Instructor? If you wish to teach others the fine art of flying and share your own experience and knowledge with those who are eager to learn how to fly, you will need a Flight Instructor´s License (FI).
As Flight Instructor you can instruct student pilots according to your own Flight Instructor experience. With experience you can teach more complicated , from PPL students to CPL and Instrument students flying multi-engine aircraft.
Flight instruction may be a career of its own; if you build up your experience and upgrade your license step by step, and you have a genuine interest to teach others this could be something for you. Patria is constantly looking for Flight Instructors – contact us today for more information!
Content and progress of Flight Instructor Training
The FI(A) course includes 25 hours of flying with a flight instructor, 5 hours in ground training device and all required theoretical training. As full-time study it takes 4–6 months to complete the whole FI(A) training.
Theoretical training familiarizes trainees with teaching and learning techniques and aviation regulations related to the flight instructor’s profession. In addition, trainee prepare theory lessons and briefings as part of the practical training. The time required for these exercises is substantial but well worth its while for your own learning.
Flight training is based on one-on-one instruction and classroom instruction. Training program features PPL flight training exercises and issues related to various pedagogical situations.
Flight Instructor training may not be available every year - please contact for more information.