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The #10 skills and qualities you need to be a good flight instructor

Alexandra O'Loughlin03 Oct 2018

Have you ever been curious about what skills and abilities are required to become a flight instructor? Perhaps you've never given it a second thought, our suggestion is that you should.

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Posted in: careers, flight instructor rating, flight instructor, FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR JOB, flight instructor training, instructor

How can I train to become a Flight Instructor?

Alexandra O'Loughlin01 Oct 2018

Have you ever considered training to become a flight instructor but not known where to start?

This guide aims to help you understand the training required to become a flight instructor, including the opportunity for development, the hours and salary you can expect to earn.

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Posted in: CFI, flight instructor rating, instructor

Why become an instructor?

Alexandra O'Loughlin28 Aug 2018

We sat down for 5 minutes with Tom, a flight instructor for FTA. He explains what he enjoys about teaching others to fly and his journey to get where he is now.

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Posted in: flight instructor rating, CFI, flight instructor, FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR JOB

Apply for our funded 'Instructor upgrade' programme

Alexandra O'Loughlin25 Jan 2018

Recruiting high-calibre Flight Instructors is a significant issue for all Approved Training Organisations (ATOs), especially in the current climate where the airline industry is seeing exponential growth and experiencing an unprecedented demand for pilots. With airlines recruiting at their greatest levels in decades, Flight Instructors, (who are typically highly experienced and qualified pilots), are getting snapped up for First Officer roles.

The direct consequence of which is a distinct lack of qualified Flight Instructors. Flight Instructors are generally only able to teach a maximum of 4 full-time students per annum so if ATOs are to keep up with demand they will need a number of basic and advanced instructors to deliver the training.

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Posted in: why be a pilot, flight instructor, instructor, flight instructor rating

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