Flight Instructor Rating

Start your career in aviation as a Flight Instructor and become an even more experienced and proficient pilot along the way.

FI courses focuses on Human Performance and Limitations and pilot-students briefings. The course is the foundation for additional ratings such as Class Rating Instructor (CRI) and Instrument Rating Instructor (IRI).

The theory is based on PPL(A) syllabi and the practical flying requires a more  structured attitude than the average VFR pilot is used to.

The theory courses normally runs as Saturday-Sunday intensive classroom sessions every other weekend plus home studies alternatively as Intensive Summer Course.

Course starts


Regular course  6 - 7 months

Summer course 3 - 6 months

Course includes

  • 125 hrs in-class theory
  • 30 hrs flight training

Entry Requirements

  • 18 years or older
  • 200 hours of flight time of which not less than 100 hours shall be pilot-in-command (PIC) if holding an ATPL(A) or CPL(A), or if holding a PPL(A), 150 hours PIC.

  • Meet the theoretical knowledge requirements for a CPL(A) to instruct PPL or meet knowledge requirements for a PPL(A) but is then limited to instruct LAPL only.

  • Completed at least 30 hours on single-engine piston powered aeroplanes of which at least five hours shall have been completed during the six months preceding the pre-entry flight test.

  • Received at least 10 hours instrument flight instruction of which not more than five hours may be instrument ground time in a flight simulator or FNPT.

  • Completed at least 20 hours of cross-country flight as PIC, including a flight totalling not less than 540 km.

  • Passed a specific pre-entry theoretical and practical flight test to the school´s standards within the six months preceding the start of the course.

  • An English language proficiency level 5 as written in the applicants license shall suffice.

The Small Print

Complete courses are calculated for minimum required flighthours, be aware that you might need more hours to meet required standard for skilltest. See Hourly Rates for prices for extra flight and tutoring hours. Also note that, should you not complete your course within specified course duration, additional costs may apply.

Please read our Terms of Purchase.

Not included in course tuition:


Hard copy books (optional)

Pilot material such as headsets, logbooks, rulers etc.



Landing fees abroad (optional)

Handling agents abroad (optional)

Hotel, food and taxi when overnighting during for example IR nav flights (optional)

Authority's certificate fees & Medical

Immigration fees


Flight Instructor Rating