Executive Flight Training

Raleigh Executive Jetport (KTTA), Sanford, NC

flight instructor (CFI and CFII) course

Achieving a flight instructor certificate is a very rewarding goal. It does take some time and dedication to achieve it but once done it's yours forever. As a private pilot you are eligible to fly day or night, with passengers, nearly anywhere in the country. If you are curious about the steps involved in the process here they are.

steps in our flight training program

The FAA sets standards for all flight training. The regulations for Flight Instructor requires that you have a Commercial Pilot certificate but no set number of hours beyond that. The certificate flight instructor instrument (CFII) includes the ability to instructor for an Instrument Rating. The CFI and the CFII are separate certificates. Normally the CFI is achieved first.

  • Make an appointment to visit us and meet your instructor. You will be shown all the requirements and the training syllabus will be discussed.
  • Schedule your first few hours of training with your instructor.
  • You will need at least a 3rd class medical exam. There are numerous physicians in the area who are able to do this.
  • Continue your training which will include all the maneuvers you have performed before plus a few more.
  • Study for and complete a written exam. You flight instructor will assist in preparing you for this exam.
  • Once all your training is complete you and your instructor will schedule your oral exam and flight test with an FAA pilot examiner.
  • Meet the pilot examiner for your oral exam followed by your flight test.
  • You are done! You are a flight instructor! If you wish to use our aircraft for your future flights you can.