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Sarasota - Tampa - St. Peteresburg - Clearwater

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We specialize in the Flight Instructor training for:

  • Initial Issue Flight Instructor Certificate Applicants (CFI-ASE or CFI-AME)
  • Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane add-on (CFII-A)
  • Multi-engine Instructor Rating add-on (MEI)
  • Advanced Ground Instructor (AGI)
  • Instrument Ground Instructor (IGI)
  • Flight Instructor Reinstatement

Over the years we have developed a winning strategy of Flight Instructor Training program. Our Initial Issue Flight Instructor Passing Rate is over 95%


CFI Course Pre-requisites

  • A current FAA Commercial Pilot or Airline Transport Pilot certificate with Airplane Category (ASEL or AMEL)
  • A minimum of class III medical certificate, valid
  • FIA and FOI exam passed (preferred, but not required), or BGI, AGI, IGI of in lieu of FOI

The Certified Flight Instructor Initial is a very detailed, thorough and extensive course, and requires a lot of hard work and applicant dedication. This course is taught by Chief Flight Instructor Ralfs Niedra.
The course itself is 50 hours of one to one ground school (50hr @ $60 per hour $3,000, can be paid by Credit Card or Financed), and approximately 10 hours of dual flight training in Cessna 172RG or Piper PA28R and spin approved trainer ($180-$200 per hour dual). Dual flight time depends on your current ability to perform to FAA Commercial Pilot Practical Test Standards.
We base our CFI course training materials on Dr. Irvin N. Gleim, CFII, CPA, CIA, CMA/CFM developed syllabus.
Dr. Gleim, CEO of Gleim Publications, Inc. is a Professor Emeritus at the Fisher School of Accounting, University of Florida. He has been active in both pilot and accountant training for over 45 years.
His Knowledge Transfer Systems make learning and understanding an intuitively appealing process.

CFI Initial Ground School advertised special $1,990


Certified Flight Instructor students required to have these training materials:

Flight Instructor CFI Initial

  • FAR/AIM - Federal Aviation Regulations - Aeronautical Information Manual - $15.95
  • Gleim Pilot Handbook - $29.95
  • Gleim Aviation Weather and Weather Services - $29.95
  • Gleim Flight Instructor Flight Maneuvers and Practical Test Prep - $30.95
  • Gleim Fundamentals of Instructing FAA Knowledge Test - $14.95*
  • Gleim Flight/Ground Instructor FAA Knowledge Test -  - $19.95*
  • Gleim Flight/Ground Instructor + FOI Knowledge Test, Test Prep Software - $64.95*
  • Gleim Private Pilot Syllabus - $12.95
  • Gleim Private Pilot Flight Maneuvers and Practical Test Prep - $22.95
  • Gleim Commercial Pilot Syllabus - $19.95
  • Gleim Commercial Pilot Flight Maneuvers and Practical Test Prep - $22.95
  • FAA Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge - $19.95
  • FAA Airplane Flying Handbook - $19.95
  • Aircraft's Pilot Information Manual (C172RG or PA28R)
  • FAA Practical Test Standards - Flight Instructor For Airplane Single Engine Land and Sea - $4.95
  • * Not required if you have already passed CFI and FOI knowledge tests

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Flight Instructor Instrument (CFI-I) add-on to CFI Airplane Single Engine.

  • FAR/AIM - Federal Aviation Regulations - Aeronautical Information Manual - $15.95
  • Gleim Aviation Weather and Weather Services - $29.95
  • Gleim Instrument Flight Maneuvers and Practical Test Prep - $22.95
  • Gleim Instrument Pilot FAA Knowledge Test - $24.95*
  • Flight Instructor - Instrument Airplane (FII) Knowledge Test, Test Prep Software - $64.95*
  • Gleim Instrument Pilot Syllabus - $19.95
  • FAA Instrument Flying Handbook - $19.95
  • FAA Instrument Procedures Handbook - $19.95
  • Aircraft's Pilot Information Manual (C172 or PA28)
  • FAA Practical Test Standards - Flight Instructor Instrument For Airplane - $4.95
  • * Not required if you have already passed CFI-I and FOI knowledge tests

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Flight Instructor Multi Engine (MEI) add-on to CFI Airplane Single Engine
  • FAR/AIM - Federal Aviation Regulations - Aeronautical Information Manual - $15.95
  • FAA Pilot's Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge - $19.95
  • FAA Airplane Flying Handbook - $19.95
  • The Complete Multi-Engine Pilot by Bob Gardner (ASA publication ASA-MPT-2) - $19.95
  • Aircraft's Pilot Information Manual (BE76 or PA44)
  • FAA Practical Test Standards - Flight Instructor For Airplane Multi-Engine Land and Sea - $4.95

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