Pre-Entry Requirements

Before Commencing the FI (A) course at Aviator Flight Centre, a pilot must have completed:

  • Hold a PPL (A), CPL (A) or ATPL (A) issued un accordance with Part-FCL
  • Hold a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with Part-MED
  • Have received at least 10 hours of instrument flight instruction in aeroplanes, of which no more than 5 hours may be instrument ground time
  • Have completed at least 20 hours of VFR cross-country flight time in the aeroplanes of TMGs
  • Have passed a pre-entry flight test in accordance with FCL.930.FI(a)
  • Have completed at least 30 hours flight time on single-engine piston powered aeroplanes of which at least 5 hours must have been completed in the 6 months preceding the pre-entry test
  • Have completed a VFR cross-country flight as PIC of at least 540km (300nm) in the course of which full stop landings at two different aerodromes were made
  • Met the general prerequisites for instructors at FCL.915
  • Show evidence of an English language proficiency assessment of at least ICAO Level 4
  • Additionally in the case of the holder of a PPL (A):
    • Have met the requirements for CPL (A) or ATPL (A) knowledge
    • Have completed at least 200 hours of flight time in aeroplanes or TMGs

Training Syllabus

The FI (A) course comprises at least 125 hours of theoretical knowledge training and at least 30 hours of flight training.

Up to 5 hours of flight training on the FI (A) course may be mutual flying, that is two applicants together to practice flight demonstrations


4 Weeks (Weather Dependent)