FI - Flight Instructor & IRI - Instrument Rating Instructor


The Flight Instructor license allows individuals to provide training to pilots while the Instrument Rating Instructor license allows holders to provide IR(A) training to pilots.

Many pilots wishing to enter professional aviation positions become Flight Instructors in order to gain necessary experience.

Course entry requirements

An applicant for an instructor certificate shall be at least 18 years of age.

  • First class medical certificate
  • CPL(A) holder or
    • Completed 200 hours total flight time and 150 hours as pilot-in-command
    • Completed 30 hours on single engine piston powered airplanes (5 hours within the preceding 6 months before pre-entry flight test)
    • Received 10 hours instrument flight instruction (of which up to 5 may be in a simulator)
    • Completed 20 hours cross-country flight time as pilot-in-command including a 540 km (300 NM) cross - country flight
    • Passed a specific pre-entry flight test


The privileges of the holder of a FI(A) rating are to conduct flight instruction for the issue of the PPL(A) and class and type ratings for single-engine airplanes

Until the holder of a FI(A) rating has completed at least 100 hours flight instruction and, in addition, has supervised at least 25 student solo flights, the privileges of the rating are restricted. The restrictions will be removed from the rating when the above requirements have been met and on the recommendation of the supervising FI(A).

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You can also request information regarding your flight training by phone:

Czech Republic: +420 228 882 444
Miami, FL, USA: +1(305)255-8753
Los Angeles, CA, USA: +1(951)272-3942
India: (+91) 956 057 0493


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Change currency

DescriptionAmountUnit price EURTotal EUR
Aircraft Cessna 152281163 237
Aircraft Zlin 1422292584
Flight Instructor30401 200
Ground training11 2001 200
Total EUR6 221

 (+ 21 % VAT) 


Change currency

DescriptionAmountUnit price EURTotal EUR
Aircraft Cessna 172 P101321 316
Flight Instructor1040400
Ground Training1720720
Total EUR2 436

The price is without VAT (+ 21 %).

Training fees are covering the following items and services:

  • Instructor time for ground school and practical training
  • Aircraft rental with fuel 

*All training fees are bound to the actual exchange rates of the local currency of the Flying Academy base where the training or a part of the training is provided. 

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