Assistant Flight Instructor Rating

After obtaining Commercial Pilot License, one of the best career prospective is Assistant Flight Instructor (AFIR). This profession can help edifice ample number of flying hours and at the same time enormous knowledge while training the trainees in the due course of employment. Under privilege of  AFIR, Upon further experience and completion of requirements, one can become Pilot Instructor and Chief Flight Instructor in any of the Flying Training School. 

Assistant Flight Instructors Rating Requirements

S.No.

Requirements

Details

1.

Age

18 yrs of age & above

2.

Qualification

Valid CPL License

3.

Medical

Valid Class I

4.

Written & Oral Exams

  • Mechanics of flight
  • Methods & Techniques of flying instruction
  • Flight instrument

 

5.

Flying Requirements

  • Min. 200 hrs as PIC
  • 10 hrs of Patter Flying(Instructor)

6.

Requirements at the time of application

  • 50 hrs as PIC within 18 months
  • Skill test by the examiner

7.

Duration

15 working days

8.

Validity of License

12 months

9.

Renewal

  • 20 hrs as AFIR within preceding 12 months
  • Competency check
  • Refresher Course Cert. 

Career Prospective: Can seek employment in any Flight Training Institute (42 Operational in India) as Assistant Flight Instructor. After successful completion of requirements for Pilot Instructor (F.I), can be promoted for same.