Flight Instructor Courses

Horisont has  tailored the Flight Instructor course to be relevant for Type Rating Instructor (TRI) or Flight Instructor (FI(A)) candidates aiming to teach in a multi-crew environment. This course is the first stage towards gaining an instructor rating under the EASA regulations.

Flight Instructor courses include teaching and learning.

The Flight Instructor course can be combined with an aerobatic rating.

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Course details

Flight Instructor

The Flight Instructor course comprises of 30 hours of flight training of which 25 hours will be dual instruction and 5 hours will be mutual flying with a Student Instructor or qualified FI to practise flight demonstrations.

During dual instruction, the Student Instructor will learn how to demonstrate all of the PPL exercises, evaluate a student’s performance and correct student errors.

The ground school comprises 125 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction. During this time the Student Instructor will refresh his theoretical knowledge and learn how to teach, prepare and give technical lectures and conduct pre-flight briefs.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Frozen ATPL (Theoretical)
  • Valid CPL or ATPL with valid IR/ME
  • 70 hours as Pilot-In-Command
  • ICAO English Level 4 minimum

 

Flight Instructor with aerobatic rating

This course combines the Flight Instructor course  with an aerobatic rating (AR).

The candidate will be able to give ground- and flight instruction for the Private Pilot’s Licence and to qualify license holders to perform aerobatic maneuvers.

HORISONT uses the syllabus designed by AOPA and the BAeA. AOPA and the BAeA have designed this syllabus of instruction in order to encourage those pilots who wish to become proficient in the basic aerobatic maneuvers to undertake the appropriate training through a properly structured formal course. Satisfactory completion of the course will enable the applicant to obtain the recognized AOPA Basic Aerobatic Certificate as well as the EASA AR.

 

Pre-entry requirements

General prerequisites and requirements for instructors: Ref PART-FCL.915.FI

Pre-entry requirements – ORA.ATO.145 Pre-requisites for training – FCL.800

The privileges of the aerobatic rating shall be limited to the aircraft category in which the flight instruction was completed. The privileges will be extended to another category of aircraft if the pilot holds a licence for that aircraft category and has successfully completed at least 3 dual training flights covering the full aerobatic training syllabus in that category of aircraft.

The privileges of the aerobatic rating shall be limited to the aircraft category in which the flight instruction was completed. The privileges will be extended to another category of aircraft if the pilot holds a licence for that aircraft category and has successfully completed at least 3 dual training flights covering the full aerobatic training syllabus in that category of aircraft.

 

General

An applicant may commence the course at any time after qualifying for a pilot’s license. There are no minimum pre-entry hour or time requirements to enter the course of training.

Under EASA FCL.800, a pilot may not apply for the inclusion of an AR in a Part-FCL pilot license until he or she has completed 40 hours as pilot-in-command since the issue of the license. The AR is required for pilots who wish to undertake aerobatic flying in EASA aircraft.

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Aircraft types

ATR42/72 all series

Airbus A320

Boeing 737

C525

CL-65, CL-65-900