Certified Flight Instructor

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Certified Flight Instructor 

Training to be a CFI will teach you how fly from the right seat.  You will gain knowledge on the instruction of flight to prepare you to teach others how to fly. As an instructor you'll log all the hours you spend instructing students in an airplane making it a great way to build up hours for a career and gain valuable experience.  Getting paid to fly is one of the many perks to being a CFI.  



- Be at least 18 years of age

- Hold a commercial pilot certificate or atp certificate

- Hold an instrument pilot certificate

- Be able to read, speak, and understand the English language

- Obtain at least a current third-class medical certificate

- Have logged at least 250 hours (200 for helicopters) and the required        training for the CFI rating per FAA regulations

- Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test

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Our main office is located at

Barnes Municipal Airport

111 Airport Road

Westfield, Ma 01085

Phone: 413 568 5800

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Our satellite office is located at 

Dutchess County Airport 

263 New Hackensack Road 

Wappingers Falls, NY 12590

Phone: 845-345-4547


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