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Navigate the Skies with Precision: CFII Program at Summit Aviation

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Why Summit Aviation for Your CFII Certification

At Summit Aviation, our Certified Flight Instrument Instructor (CFII) program is designed for those ready to take a pivotal role in aviation education. This program equips aspiring instructors with the necessary skills to teach instrument flying, a critical component of pilot training that ensures safety and precision in poor visibility conditions. Join us to become a key figure in molding proficient instrument-rated pilots.

CFII Certification: Prerequisites and Pathway

Before you can guide students through the complexities of instrument flying, certain prerequisites must be met:

  • Age

    Be at least 18 years of age.

  • English Proficiency

    Ability to read, speak, write, and understand the English language fluently.

  • Pilot Certification

    Hold a commercial pilot certificate or airline transport pilot certificate along with an instrument rating.

  • Medical Certificate

    Have a valid FAA 3rd Class Medical Certificate or higher.

  • Flight Experience

    Have logged at least 250 hours of flight time.

  • Instructor Endorsement

    Receive a logbook endorsement on the fundamentals of instructing.

  • Knowledge Test

    Pass a knowledge test covering the aeronautical knowledge areas appropriate to the flight instructor rating.

Course Components: Your Blueprint for Success

Summit Aviation’s CFII program is comprehensive, covering key areas to ensure you become a proficient instrument flight instructor:

  • Advanced Instrument Instruction: Delve deep into teaching instrument flight navigation, including precision approaches and holding patterns.
  • Flight Training Devices (FTDs): Experience realistic flight scenarios with our state-of-the-art multi-engine simulators, enhancing your instructional capabilities.
  • Crew Resource Management (CRM): Develop critical communication and teamwork skills necessary for successful multi-crew operations.
  • Risk Management: Learn to navigate and mitigate the inherent risks of multi-engine flight, prioritizing safety and efficiency.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Understand and apply FAA regulations and procedures, ensuring you and your future students remain compliant.
  • Mentorship: Gain invaluable insights and guidance from experienced instructors, enriching your journey towards becoming a CFII.

Investing in Your Future: Program Pricing and Details

Summit Aviation offers both standard and accelerated paths to CFII certification:

  • Standard Price: $2,616
  • Accelerated Price: $2,516
  • Training Hours: 10 hours of targeted instruction
  • Written Exam Fee: $175
  • Checkride Fee: $800

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sets Summit Aviation's CFII program apart?

Our program emphasizes real-world applicability, offering advanced simulation, comprehensive risk management training, and personalized mentorship, setting you up for success in the demanding field of instrument instruction.

Can I balance the CFII program with my current commitments?

Absolutely. With both standard and accelerated tracks, our CFII program is designed to accommodate your schedule, allowing you to progress at your own pace.

What opportunities does a CFII certification open up?

A CFII certification significantly broadens your teaching scope, allowing you to instruct aspiring pilots in instrument rating, a requisite for commercial and airline transport pilot certifications.

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More Accelerated Courses

Accelerated courses allow you to meet your flying goals much faster. You will be assigned to a personal Flight Instructor for your course(s). These course options are available in our rental or personal aircraft. 

Interested in a course? Call 845-702-5161 now!