ATF 2500L - Certified Flight Instructor I
1 Credit Hour
(Offered as needed)
This course provides the training needed to earn the FAA Certified Flight Instructor certificate for airplanes. It includes 25 hours of dual flight instruction and 6 hours of ground instruction and pre-/post flight briefings with an FAA approved flight instructor. The course requirements are met when the students earns his or her Certified Flight Instructor certificate for airplanes. It should be noted that the hours above are based on FAA-syllabus minimums, and students will often exceed these minimum hours. The cost for these additional flight hours is not covered by the course fee. Pilot students are expected to fly at least three flights per week, not counting Sundays. Students who cannot commit to such a schedule are not likely to pass. This course also has special requirements, which students must meet prior to enrolling:
1. students must hold a Private Pilot, Airplane Single-Engine Land certificate
2. students must hold a minimum of an FAA third-class medical certificate (current second class for GI Bill students)
3. students must be U.S. citizens or have TSA authorization to start flight training
4. students must meet with the Program Manager to verify documentation and review course requirements and flight training costs.
Northwest Florida State College provides the flight instruction through a College-contracted flight school. NWFSC does not waive the course fees for this program for active duty military students using Tuition Assistance.
Prereq/Corequisites: ATT 2131
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