From certificate renewal to safety issues and security requirements, being a CFI means keeping up with a lot of information. The resources below will help you cut through the chaff and spend more time where you belong—on the flight line.
Need creative tips on sharpening your maneuver demonstration or how to help your students succeed? Whether you’re an active CFI or getting back into instructing, the Air Safety Institute recommends its free quarterly CFI to CFI newsletter, which is optimized for PC and digital tablets. You’ll find thought-provoking articles and videos, tips from fellow CFIs, and safety quizzes and courses to share with your students.
Flight Training magazine offers the insight and counsel of experienced pilot-authors to help both instructors and pilots-in-training as they progress toward their goals in aviation. After all, a good pilot is always learning.
Make your job easier with fast lesson prep, in-cockpit grading, and instant access to all your student records. AOPA Flight Training Advantage (AFTA) automatically assigns lesson elements based on student performance, while giving you the flexibility to modify on demand. In the air, see ACS standards and common errors as you grade each maneuver. On the ground, AFTA displays grades and assigns homework to make your post-flight briefing a breeze.
Tap into safety topics neatly arranged by subject to quickly find links to relevant videos, quizzes, publications, and courses. Perfect for sharing with your clients on specific topics that align with your training.
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