Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Training – Part 61

Our CFI Training Program

Welcome to Carolina Sky Flight Training’s Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) program under Part 61 regulations. Our CFI training program is designed to prepare experienced pilots for a rewarding career as a flight instructor. Whether you’re a commercial pilot looking to share your passion for aviation or seeking a path to building your flight hours, our comprehensive CFI program equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in this pivotal role.

Why Become a Certified Flight Instructor?

Becoming a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) means becoming an integral part of the aviation community. This role offers a multitude of compelling reasons to consider: By instructing others, you not only enhance your flying skills but also deepen your understanding of aviation. You have the opportunity to inspire and mentor aspiring pilots, passing on your genuine love for flight to the next generation. Many successful professional pilots kick-started their careers as CFIs, leveraging the valuable experience gained before advancing to airline or corporate positions. Additionally, you contribute significantly to aviation safety, playing a pivotal role in shaping safe and competent aviators, ultimately making aviation safer for everyone.

    Why Choose Us For Your CFI Training?

    1. Comprehensive Ground School: Dive into the principles of flight, aviation regulations, teaching techniques, and more through our structured ground school.

    2. Practical Flight Training: Apply your knowledge in real flight scenarios, learning to instruct and communicate effectively with students.

    3. Personalized Instruction: Benefit from one-on-one instruction and guidance from our experienced CFIs.

    4. Modern Aircraft: Master teaching from the right seat in our Diamond DA40 or DA20 aircraft.

      Eligibility Requirements:

      To enroll in our CFI program, you must meet the following requirements:

      • Hold a Commercial Pilot Certificate
      • Hold an Instrument Rating
      • Be at least 18 years old
      • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand English fluently

        Program Stages


        Initial Consultation

        Contact us to schedule an initial consultation with one of our instructors. We’ll discuss your goals and tailor a training plan for you.


        Ground School

        Begin with comprehensive ground school instruction, covering essential knowledge areas and lesson plan preparation and refinement.


        Flight Training

        Progress to flight training, where you’ll learn to instruct in various flight scenarios.


        Knowledge Tests

        Prepare for and pass the FAA FIA and FOI knowledge tests with our expert guidance.



        Complete your training with a successful practical test to earn your CFI certificate.

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        Embark on an exciting journey towards becoming a Certified Flight Instructor with Carolina Sky Flight Training. Our commitment to excellence, experienced instructors, and personalized training ensure that you receive the best possible education.

        Contact us today to learn more and take the first step toward a fulfilling career in aviation instruction.

        Which Programs Are You Interested In?

        “Teaching the next generation of pilots is not just a responsibility; it’s a privilege. Our CFI program at Carolina Sky Flight Training is designed to empower instructors with the knowledge and skills to foster confident and competent aviators. We believe in the power of mentorship and the positive impact it has on the aviation community. Join us in shaping the future of flight”

        – Jay Aldea, Co-founder of Carolina Sky Flight Training

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