Flight instructors are responsible for teaching students using approaches that include textbook education, simulators, and live flight training to fly in a variety of environments. Flight instructors use ground-school courses both to teach students the fundamentals of flying an aircraft and to help them prepare for the written exam they may expect to face from the Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA) when applying for their pilot license.
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Career prospects & criteria
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Bachelor’s Degree in Flight Instruction
What you need to get started
Instructors must possess In the knowledge of various flight instruction instrumentation and equipment and an instructor certificate.
Attention to detail
Good organizational skills
Good Problem Solving Skills
Excellent Communication Skills
Theoretical knowledge about flying
Information on aerodynamics
Use and functioning of the equipment in a cockpit
Colleges in India
Madhya Pradesh Flying Club (MPFC)
Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Academy (IGRUA)
Bombay Flying Club
Ahmedabad Aviation & Aeronautics Ltd
Purdue University Aviation College
The University of North Dakota
Ohio State University Aviation College
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University College of Aviation
Western Michigan University Aviation College