Flight Instructor Course (FI)

Keilir Aviation Academy students

The Flight Instructor Course cost € 8.250

The Flight Instructor Certificate (FI) prepares you for the role as a flight instructor. During the course 8-12 week program you will learn how to prepare briefings and conduct practical sessions for flight training. The Flight Instructor Certificate is a good way to gain experience after you have finished your commercial pilot training, and it gives you the opportunity to refine your pilot skills. 

Theoretical Training

In this part we will cover most aspects of the instructional technique and theory, psychology, human performance and limitation during instructions, as well as the structure, presentation and lecture technique, with both shorter and longer practice lectures within the classroom.

Flight Training 

Here we combine the instructional theory and flight training to enhance, demonstrate and instruct the student during all phases of flight. The flight training consist of 30 hours of which 5  hours are to be flown with another flight instructor candidate where they teach each other during flight.

Pre-entry requirements

One of the two requirements below:
  • CPL(A)
  • PPL(A) with 200 hours of flight time of which 150 hours PIC and CPL(A) or ATPL(A) theory
Other requirements:
  • 30 hours of flight time on the aircraft class SE piston, of which at least 5 hrs shall be flown within 6 months before the pre-entry flight test
  • 10 hours of instrument flying (5 hours may have been in a flight navigation procedure trainer (FNPT) or a flight simulator)
  • 20 hours PIC cross country, with one 300 nm navigation flight containing two full stop landings at two different airports
  • Passed a pre-entry flight test
  • Medical class 1

Course starts & Application

We close for applications one month before the actual start date

Start date:   Application:
8 April 2017   Apply here - Select "Advanced Training Program"