CERTIFIED FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR
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Certified Flight Instructor Single Engine Aircraft
Taken from 14 CFR 61.65 – Aeronautical Experience
Eligibility for enrollment. A person must hold the following prior to enrolling in the flight portion of the flight instructor or additional flight instructor rating course:
(a) A commercial pilot certificate or an airline transport pilot certificate, with an aircraft category and class rating appropriate to the flight instructor rating for which the course applies; and
(b) An instrument rating or privilege in an aircraft that is appropriate to the aircraft category and class rating for which the course applies, if the course is for a flight instructor airplane or powered-lift instrument rating.
3. Aeronautical Knowledge Training
(a) Each approved course must include at least the following ground training in the aeronautical knowledge areas listed in paragraph (b) of this section:
(1) 40 hours of training if the course is for an initial issuance of a flight instructor certificate; or
(2) 20 hours of training if the course is for an additional flight instructor rating.
4. Flight Training
(a) Each approved course must include at least the following flight training on the approved areas of operation of paragraph (c) of this section appropriate to the flight instructor rating for which the course applies:
(1) 25 hours, if the course is for an airplane, rotorcraft, or powered-lift rating.
5. Stage checks and end-of-course tests
(a) Each student enrolled in a flight instructor course must satisfactorily accomplish the stage checks and end-of-course tests, in accordance with the school's approved training course, consisting of the appropriate approved areas of operation listed in paragraph (c) of section No. 4 of this appendix appropriate to the flight instructor rating for which the course applies.
(b) In the case of a student who is enrolled in a flight instructor-airplane rating or flight instructor-glider rating course, that student must have:
(1) Received a logbook endorsement from a certificated flight instructor certifying the student received ground and flight training on stall awareness, spin entry, spins, and spin recovery procedures in an aircraft that is certificated for spins and is appropriate to the rating sought; and
(2) Demonstrated instructional proficiency in stall awareness, spin entry, spins, and spin recovery procedures.