The Flight Instructor (FI) is responsible for providing flight training to student pilots, ensuring that they acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to safely operate aircraft.
Chief Flight Instructor (CFI)
- Safety: Prioritize safety at all times during flight training. Instructors should promote the safety culture and ensure that students understand the importance of safety procedures and practices.
- Compliance: Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant regulations to Ensure that flight training activities are conducted in strict compliance with relevant regulatory requirements and the ATO's manuals.
- Lesson Planning: Develop lesson plans and training materials that align with the approved training curriculum. Ensure that instructional materials are accurate and up-to-date.
- Flight Planning: Assist students in planning flights, including route selection, weather analysis, and performance calculations. Ensure that flight plans comply with all regulations and safety considerations.
- In-Flight Instruction: Conduct pre-flight briefings and in-flight training sessions with students. Provide clear and concise instructions on aircraft operation, navigation, emergency procedures, and all aspects of flight.
- Emergency Procedures: Train students in emergency procedures and crisis management, including simulated emergency scenarios during flight training.
- Assessment and Evaluation: Continuously assess and evaluate students' progress and performance. Provide constructive feedback and recommendations for improvement.
- Flight Test Preparation: Prepare students for examinations and flight skill test required for certification. Ensure that students are adequately prepared to meet the standards set by relevant Authorities.
- Record Keeping: Maintain accurate records of flight training activities, including student performance assessments, flight hours, and training outcomes. Ensure that all required documentation is complete and up-to-date.
- Mentoring: Provide mentorship and guidance to student pilots to help them progress in their training and develop into safe and proficient aviators.
- Flight Simulator Training: Conduct flight simulator training sessions, if applicable, to supplement flight training and allow students to practice specific procedures and scenarios in a controlled environment.
- Professional Development: Stay current with industry developments, best practices related to flight instruction. Engage in ongoing professional development and training.
- Communication: Maintain effective communication with students, the ATO's management, other instructors, and regulatory authorities as necessary.
- Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for improving flight training programs and processes, and work with the CFI to implement enhancements.
- Customer Service: Foster a positive and professional relationship with students and ensure their needs and concerns are addressed promptly.
- Professionalism: Maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity, and ethical conduct with students, colleagues, clients, and aviation authorities.
- Other Duties: Carrying out any other secondary duties as required by the CFI or deputy CFI.
Minimum Qualifications & Experience
EASA or ICAO Commercial Pilot License (CPL).
Flight Instructor (FI) Rating with the following instructional privileges:
- Multi-Engine Piston (MEP)
- Single Engine Piston (SEP)
Class 1 Medical
ICAO English Language Proficiency (ELP) level 4 or higher
Minimum of 700 hours total flight time
Minimum 250 hours instructional time
- EASA CPL/FI
- EASA Examiner Rating
- UPRT Rating
- Tax Free Salary
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Annual flight ticket to home country
- Annual Leave