Top Flight Instructor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Flight Instructor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Flight Instructor resumes they appeared on. For example, 9.9% of Flight Instructor resumes contained Training Flights as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Flight Instructor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Flight Instructor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Training Flights

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Here's how Training Flights is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Followed protocols on training flights.
  • Conduct training flights, determine student proficiency, report on student progress and develop new teaching methods.
  • Conducted Instructor training flights and Instructor/Student qualification check flights as a designated Standardization Instructor.
  • Ensured proper flight crew makeup for all missions and local training flights.
  • Used computer based scheduling system to plan, organize and maintain instructional training flights and student solo lessons per school plan.
  • Operate the flight simulator console during training flights and respond to instructor and student pilot scenario requirements.

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2. Safety Program

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Here's how Safety Program is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Developed and managed the Army aviation safety program at the Army Aviation Support Facility.
  • Planned, organized, and administered unit flying, explosive, and safety programs.
  • Ensured all students practiced all aspects of Boeing's UAS safety program.
  • Managed numerous teams of strategic planners for health and safety programs.
  • Designed and implemented a Club Air Safety Program.
  • Set up the company Quality and Safety program.

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3. Emergency Procedures

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Here's how Emergency Procedures is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Evaluated pilots providing thorough knowledge of aircraft systems, normal and emergency procedures and operational techniques.
  • Allowed students to practice emergency procedures in a controlled (and safe) environment to prepare them for Solo Flight.
  • Developed training courses to teach students how to fly a helicopter during all phases of flight, including emergency procedures.
  • Conducted the initial flight instruction for over 130 new pilots in aviation tactics, including combat lift and emergency procedures.
  • Instructed students in the simulator on start up and shutdown procedures and eventually how to handle emergency procedures
  • Instructed passengers on all safety and emergency procedures and answered each and every question asked.
  • Ground instruction on limitations, weight and Balance, Emergency Procedures FARS.
  • Prepared and verified load plans; directed cargo loading/unloading operations; instructedpassengers on emergency procedures.
  • Instructed LM Aero employees & contractors on aircraft emergency procedures/equipment.
  • Train inflight personnel on emergency and non-emergency procedures as well as inflight service.

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4. Flight Instruction

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Here's how Flight Instruction is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Administer and utilize instrument pilot skill level to provide efficient flight instruction consistent with established procedures and regulations.
  • Provided initial flight instruction for undergraduate navigator students and graduate-level flight training for more accomplished navigators.
  • Constructed curriculum utilizing Computer Base Training and Instructor lead academics for advanced level flight instruction.
  • Provide flight instruction to domestic and international academy students in the aforementioned training programs
  • Provided primary and advanced flight instruction, designed curriculum and training programs.
  • Provided primary and advanced flight instruction to employees of Cessna Aircraft Company
  • Provide satisfactory education and flight instruction to students.
  • Provided Professional Flight Instruction to International Student Base.
  • Contract for flight instruction and pollination
  • Instruct students on ground portion of flying- Provide exceptional flight instruction in Cessna 172 aircraft- Organize student schedules- Maintain FAA mandated records
  • Maintained 100% pass rate for approximately 50 students in flight instruction for various pilot ratings from primary through advanced.
  • Provide professional flight instruction to new pilots all the way up to experience pilots looking to become commercial pilots.
  • Conducted ground and flight instruction at the primary level for Initial Entry Rotary Wing students for the U.S. Army.
  • Provided initial flight instruction to USAF 2nd Lieutenants which encompassed all training necessary to receive Private Pilot License.
  • Provided safe, high-quality flight instruction to students with various backgrounds and needs pursuing certificates of all levels.
  • Provided Basic, Instrument, and Advanced flight instruction to students in the University of Cincinnati aviation program.
  • Brown is a small firm operating at Sky King airport and offers air charters and flight instruction.
  • Flight Instructor: Provided Private, Commercial, Multi-Engine and Certified Flight instruction under FAR Part 141.
  • Provided Primary and advanced flight instruction, performed stage checks and reviewed final drafts of flight curriculum.
  • Provided ground and flight instruction to students enrolled in the Aviation Education Program through Oklahoma State University.

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5. Training Programs

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Here's how Training Programs is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Designed, developed, managed and was the lead instructor for the MCO classroom, simulator and flight training programs.
  • Develop and Implement flight-training programs, Comply with FAA federal regulations; Discrete Acquisition and Sales of aircraft for clients.
  • Served as Flight Engineer Instructor, responsible for Instruction, implementation and evaluation of Aircrew Training Programs.
  • Supervised training programs, FAR compliance, aircraft maintenance, and scheduling for flight school.
  • Integrated AF laboratory R&D flying and training programs into operational units.
  • Developed, implemented, and led flight training programs.
  • Developed training programs for numerous troops.
  • Directed sales of flight training programs.
  • Facilitated training programs for new and seasoned employees; training included CPR, AED, recurrent, and requalification.
  • Managed multiple and complex training programs for different crewmembers and briefed leadership the status weekly.

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6. Ground Instruction

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Here's how Ground Instruction is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Performed flight and ground instruction as assigned by supervisory personnel.
  • Provided flight and ground instruction in an international environment.
  • Provided ground instruction as necessary.
  • Provide flight and ground instruction for student pilots, private pilots and commercial pilots in accordance with all FAR's.
  • Performed primary flight/ground instruction and Check Instructor duties to both US and International students as well as FTD instruction.
  • Provided basic through advanced flight and ground instruction for a large flight school ADDITIONAL SKILLS Russian, and Ukrainian fluent
  • Provided flight and ground instruction to students seeking Private, Instrument, and Commercial Pilot certification and ratings.
  • Provided instrument training for the issuance of an instrument rating and offered ground instruction and simulator training.
  • Enhanced new learning methods, through the creation and development of a new software for ground instruction.
  • Provided both flight and ground instruction to students of all ages from program conception to completion.
  • Provided flight and ground instruction for primary and advanced students and kept accurate records of their progress
  • Provided flight and ground instruction for primary and advanced students in the newly introduced Liberty XL2.
  • Flight and ground instruction/evaluations: private, instrument, commercial, CFI, and CFII levels.
  • Conducted primary and advanced flight and ground instruction for private, instrument and commercial students.
  • Provided flight and ground instruction to primary, instrument, and commercial level students.
  • Provide student pilots flight and ground instruction towards private and instrument pilot certificates.
  • Provide flight and ground instruction to students seeking pilot licenses and additional ratings.
  • Provided flight and ground instruction for FAR part 61 and 141 students.
  • Educated and Trained Students in primary and advanced flight and ground instruction.
  • Flight and ground instruction to primary students for Part 141 Flight School

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7. CFI

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Here's how CFI is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Perform flight duties and responsibilities related to CFI position, maintain student records, billing, and scheduling.
  • Prepared students for ground portion of Private, Commercial and CFI practical tests through one-on-one assistance/evaluation sessions.
  • Instructed students of the Aviation Field in Part 141 and 61 from Private through CFII ratings.
  • Worked for Sporty's Academy as a part 141 CFI for University of Cincinnati.
  • Provided instruction and evaluation of student s progress, ranging from Private to CFI.
  • Maintained an individual student load with primary focus on CFI and CFII instruction.
  • Provide instruction in commercial and private pilot, CFI Certificates and instrument training.
  • Conduct Initial and Annual CFI qualification checks, student progress and final checks.
  • Teach and evaluate CFI and CFII candidates.
  • Certified JetLev Flight Instructor (CFI-2)
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFII)
  • Evaluate students on various check phases of 141 flight program Taught primary, advanced, instrument and CFI students under part 141
  • Provided quality training to students in the private, instrument, commercial, CFII, and multi-engine syllabus.
  • Obtained my commercial pilot certificate with an airplane single & multiengine land instrument airplane rating and CFI.
  • Conduced Lessons with CFI Candidates according to Part 141 Lesson Syllabi.
  • Conducted standardization flights for new CFIs and Part 141 stage checks.
  • Instructed Private through Commercial Multiengine students and CFI through MEI
  • Instructed weekly multi-engine CFII ground school.
  • Monitored CFI 's and Students Progress.
  • Instruct Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, CFII & MEI flight training Provide scenic flights around Hawaiian Islands

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8. Instructor Pilot

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Here's how Instructor Pilot is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Selected for the highly visible helicopter pipeline training officer position over 60 instructor pilots.
  • Perform as an instructor pilot; train and evaluate newly-designated helicopter pilots.
  • Administered continuation training to over 100 instructor pilots.
  • Perform IP/SP/IE duties for the Aircraft Qualification Course (AQC) and the Instructor Pilot Course (IPC) as assigned.
  • Served as a cadet instructor pilot, instructing other cadets and officers in basic flight and instructor upgrade.
  • Lead Instructor Pilot, Swiss International Airlines, Contract operated by Flight Safety International
  • Led 15-instructor pilots training 32 Naval Aviators and managed $1 million budget.
  • Worked as a Section Leader and was responsible for 4 Instructor Pilots.
  • NATOPS-qualified aircraft commander and instructor pilot in the TH-57 B/C helicopter.
  • Manage training schedule for instructor pilots and students.
  • Perform all necessary Instructor Pilot duties.

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9. Aircraft Parts

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Here's how Aircraft Parts is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Order, receive, install and control aircraft parts as required.
  • Led procurement of aircraft parts.

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10. Cessna

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Here's how Cessna is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Certified Cessna Pilot Training Center Instructor
  • Contract part 135 Cessna 340 / Cheyenne air ambulance pilot and instructor.
  • Flight Instructing at a Cessna Certified 135 FBO operation.
  • Own and operate Cessna 152.
  • Flight instruct and fly aircraft including a Cessna 414, TBM 700, and Citation 650 (III)
  • Conducted lessons according to Cessna Pilot Center Syllabi.
  • Maintained Logbooks and certificates while flying in Cessna 172, Socata TB 20, and Piper Seminole PA-44.
  • Train students in Cessna 172s, DA20s, and DA40s Establish relationships from students that ages range from 18-60
  • Flight Instructing at a Cessna/Jeppesen and VA approved 141 Flight School.
  • Operated a variety of Cessna Montclair, NJ 07042 aircraft.
  • Operate a variety of Cessna Morristown, NJ 07960 aircraft.

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11. Multi-Engine Aircraft

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Here's how Multi-Engine Aircraft is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Provide flight & ground lessons for private certificates through commercial ratings including multi-engine aircraft
  • Instructed candidates for the Private Pilot Certificate through the Airline Transport Pilot rating in single and multi-engine aircraft.
  • Developed student training plans, checklists and operational training procedures for single, complex and multi-engine aircraft.
  • Educated students in single and multi-engine aircraft for private, instrument, commercial and flight instructor training.
  • Prepared students for airline pilot careers with an emphasis on nationwide flying experience in multi-engine aircraft.
  • Demonstrated competency in various Cessna and Piper fixed wing single and multi-engine aircraft.
  • Provide single and multi-engine aircraft flight instruction to clients of all skill levels.
  • Logged over 700 hours of flight instruction time in single and multi-engine aircraft.
  • Provide flight instruction and administer stage checks in single and multi-engine aircraft.
  • Supervised use of 17 single engine aircraft and 2 multi-engine aircraft.
  • Flight instruction for private and commercial student in single and multi-engine aircraft
  • Instructed 20 students in single engine and multi-engine aircraft operations.
  • Instructed in single and multi-engine aircraft for rating sought.
  • Performed flight instruction duties in complex and multi-engine aircraft.
  • Flight instruction for single and multi-engine aircraft.
  • Provide primary and advanced flight training to international students utilizing Cessna and Beechcraft single and multi-engine aircraft.

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12. Flight Crew

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Here's how Flight Crew is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Developed taught performance-based ground-training courses for flight crews.
  • Designed courses and provided classroom instruction to flight crew including aircraft systems, operational procedures, emergency procedures, and troubleshooting.
  • Maintained the service flow and safety standards of flight crews on our aircraft ensuring consistency and professionalism.
  • Core of system still in use as the configuration engine for all flight crew publications.
  • Trained flight crews on aircraft systems and emergency procedures for the B-727.
  • Directed 12 flight crew members and provided instruction to US/Foreign Students.
  • Conducted flight crew training at locations throughout the system.
  • Created numerous lessons for 777 flight crew training course.
  • Perform Maintenance test flight Crew Chief Duties
  • Flight crew emergency procedures instructor.

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13. Flight Reviews

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Here's how Flight Reviews is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Conduct flight reviews to private/commercial pilots.
  • Provide members with instructor services ranging from initial private pilot and instrument training to technically advanced aircraft training and flight reviews.
  • Flight instruction for beginner and advanced flight students giving flight reviews to students ready to progress to certification events.
  • Provided primary and advanced flight training, flight reviews, aircraft checkouts and local area tours.
  • Trained Private Pilots, And Commercial Pilots, Conducted Flight Reviews, Instrument Proficiency checks.
  • Performed basic flight instruction and biennial flight reviews (BFR) for variety of students.
  • Flight Instructor, perform checkouts in rental aircraft and administer bi annual flight reviews.
  • Flight and ground instruction to primary students, Biennial flight reviews, scenic Flights
  • Conducted flight reviews, ground school instruction and managed flight school.
  • Performed final stage checks, bi-annual flight reviews and aircraft checkouts.
  • Job Responsibilities: Flight Training, Biennial Flight Reviews, Charter Flights
  • Performed biennial flight reviews, instrument competency checks and rental checkouts.
  • Conduct flight reviews and instrument proficiency checks on contract basis.
  • Instructed pilots during instrument proficiency checks and biannual flight reviews.
  • Conducted proficiency checks and flight reviews of students and pilots.
  • Conducted flight reviews, instrument competency checks, recurrent training.
  • Provided flight reviews, aircraft check-outs and introductory flight lessons.
  • Give biennial flight reviews, discovery and checkout flights.
  • Performed FAA Flight Reviews for private and commercial pilots.
  • Flight reviews, and other various aircraft checkouts.

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14. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Provided quality, follow-on customer service through clarification of various aviation operational issues and aircraft system questions.
  • Strive to ensure excellent customer service while providing a safe and efficient environment for learning the Piper upper end product airplanes.
  • Assisted Team Manager in operational supervision of a group of 15-25 flight instructors and customer service for 80-200 flight students.
  • Manage office functions including customer service, student pilot records, conduct of fueling and aviation line operations.
  • Provide superior customer service and flight instruction for primary and advanced students in all manner of flight operations.
  • Develop a team to be focused on customer service, customer satisfaction and customer safety.
  • Provide a high level of customer service tailored to the individual customer's needs.
  • Provide excellent customer service, maintaining strong relationships and follow-up to build clientele.
  • Flight training, student recruitment, customer service including aircraft fueling and cleaning.
  • Inventory setup, charter booking, customer service, created minimum equipment lists,
  • Shopped and stocked aircraft along with customer service to passengers.
  • Completed 141 Certification Supervised Scheduling, Maintenance, Dispatch and Customer Service/Sales
  • Key Accomplishments: * Provided exemplary customer service by meeting customer expectations and ensuring passenger comfort/ safety.
  • Provide Ground and flight training to international students Provide outstanding customer service Manage schedule
  • Deliver amazing customer service Create the experience of slight for first time flier Sales and company promotion
  • Provide ground and safe flight training to international students Follow Company Standard operating procedures Provide outstanding customer service Manage schedule

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15. Flight Planning

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Here's how Flight Planning is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Supervised and performed pre-flight checks of loading, fuel supplies, instruments, weight requirements, navigation, and flight planning.
  • Flight planning, executive lodging and ground transportation travel needs, in-house aircraft and asset maintenance.
  • Flight planning and dissemination of weather systems.
  • Performed initial flight planning, and coordinated customs, overflight, and diplomatic clearances.
  • Use of GPS for flight planning.
  • Plan and coordinate domestic and international flights, including visa and passport requirements, crew transportation andhotels, flight planning.

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16. Crew Resource

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Here's how Crew Resource is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Designated Section/Division Leader, Check Airman, Post Maintenance Check Pilot and Crew Resource Management Instructor.
  • Crew Resource Management (CRM) instructor.
  • Certified to instruct Air Force Crew Resource Management (CRM) refresher and facilitors course.
  • Instrument Evaluator pilot, Post Maintenance pilot, Crew Resource Management instructor.
  • Utilized standard operating procedures, effective crew resource management, communication and procedures specified in the company operation manual.
  • Coordinated Crew Resource Management training for 15 Flight Engineers; 20 training hours.

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17. Combat

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Here's how Combat is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Served as facilitator to ensure aircrew readiness and tactical ability in combat environments.
  • Performed in-flight duties to ensure the successful completion of combat, reconnaissance, transport, and search and rescue missions.
  • Qualified as a ScanEagle Mission Commander, Mr. Nixon supervised crew members during training and combat missions with superior results.
  • Selected to represent 93rd BW in GUNSMOKE '93 - Air Combat Command's annual bombing and gunnery competition.
  • Standardized a progressive, initial and continuing training program in support of the Combat Aviation Commander's objectives.
  • Provided security and close combat air support with accurate and deadly fires for U.S. and Coalition Forces.
  • Provided global in-flight air refueling and airlift support for combat, mobility and combat support aircraft.
  • Produced over 200 combat rescue students at the Air Force's sole H-60 formal school house.
  • Awarded two Air Medals for performance in battle including air combat and defending against enemy fire.
  • Adapted combat lessons learned, successfully upgrading 9 aircraft commanders and 11 copilots in one year.
  • Published innovative tactics adopted Air Force--wide at zero cost with a large combat advantage.
  • Instructed new pilots and aircrew in Marine Corps helicopter assault support missions and combat flight tactics.
  • Received the Air Force Special Operations Command's Combat Tactician of the Year Award for 1999
  • Instructed and trained flight engineers on established combat and tactical procedures.
  • Logged over 2500 total flight time, including 1700 combat hours.
  • Flight instructor and test pilot in tactical combat flight maneuvers.
  • Completed 680 accident and incident free combat flying hours.
  • Developed schedules for both combat operations and training.
  • Accrued over 350 combat hours.
  • Maintained proficiency/mission readiness as instructor/evaluator in air-to-air combat, conventional air-to-ground, and nuclear missions.

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18. Squadron

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Here's how Squadron is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Commanded an operational support center supporting over 1000 personnel including fiscal oversight of operational aviation squadrons.
  • Managed mobility requirements for 146 squadron personnel ensuring personnel's readiness to execute the mission.
  • Managed, developed and completed Mobility Flight training requirements for 200+ squadron personnel.
  • Managed squadron's emergency management program, to include hurricane preparedness.
  • Led squadron-wide instructional programs in aircraft/aircrew operating processes and system procedures.
  • Performed duties as squadron Safety Non-Commissioned Officer and.
  • Conducted 14 squadron compliance evaluations annually.
  • Liaised with tacticians at other air refueling squadrons on policies, compliance, and standardization, resulting in mission effectiveness rates.
  • Conduct flight training for AFSOC Sensor Operators on the MQ-9 Reaper UAS in support of the 551 Special Operations Squadron.
  • Led Squadron Operation Readiness Inspection team; managed 38-hour coverage of Unit Control Center operations resulting in Excellent rating.
  • Updated six squadron trackers daily using Microsoft Word, Excel and online web applications for submission of monthly reports.
  • Led the squadron to a rare Outstanding rating during a headquarters level Operational Readiness Evaluation in 1988.
  • Managed the training and qualifications program for a squadron of over 60 pilots for 45 training aircraft.
  • Command Pilot and squadron representative that is responsible for the safe planning and transport of the VIPs.
  • Flight Safety Officer for squadron with multiple aircraft accidents observed as an Interim Safety Board member.
  • Lead deployment planner for wing planning and executing two flawless squadron deployments to Korea and Thailand.
  • Served as the squadron's subject matter expert on tactical aviation and advanced formation instruction.
  • Voted by peers as 2003 Training Squadron THREE ONE Instructor Pilot of the Year.
  • Revamped entire squadron question database converting over 350 questions to Microsoft Access.
  • Key to winning 2008 Top Operational Training Support Squadron award.

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19. Ground Training

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Here's how Ground Training is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Flight and ground training student to solo and achieve private pilot, and or commercial rating with instrument.
  • Managed required training for newly assigned personnel, ensuring that all personnel received flight and ground training.
  • Provided flight and simulator training as well as ground training for private pilot and instrument ratings.
  • Manage (11) instructors as well as maintenance and air crew ground training.
  • Provided specialized ground training for foreign air crews under USAID contracts.
  • Conduct ground training on aircraft systems, operating procedures, etc.
  • Developed flight ground training program for basic flight students.
  • Developed and managed in-flight and ground training data bases.
  • Instructed students during flight and ground training sessions.
  • Proctored required annual ground training.
  • Provided flight and ground training.
  • Conduct flight and ground training under FAR Part 141 & 61.
  • Ensured proper flight and ground training to go beyond the requirements of of the Federal Aviation Regulations and Practical Test Standards.
  • Developed and created Power Point presentations for ground training program for the Garman GPS system, Instrument and Commercial training.
  • Ground training to students including all FAA requirement.. All Flight training include Emergency operation and FOI.
  • Developed specialized gradeslipps for standarize Instructor Pilots grading during inflight and ground training.

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20. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Developed engaging lesson plans and training materials/curricula.
  • Evaluated education materials prepared by higher headquarter, such as lesson plans, training videos, and PowerPoint slides.
  • Conduct academic ground classes from prepared lesson plans; grade and evaluate students' performance and progress.
  • Conduct flight training for students by following lesson plans in a Part 141 or 91 environments.
  • Designed lesson plans tailored to individual customer needs for both flight training and ground schools.
  • Maintained lesson plans, textbooks, test, student workbooks, handouts and lesson aids.
  • Assisted in the development and continuous improvement of training criteria and lesson plans.
  • Developed lesson plans and set goals to allow students to achieve pilot ratings.
  • Created lesson plans, tracked and evaluated student progress against a syllabus.
  • Administered and graded student quizzes, tests and managed lesson plans.
  • Utilized standard flight training programs as well as custom lesson plans.
  • Used computer and other media devices in presentation of lesson plans.
  • Prepare lesson plans, course materials, and provide schedules2.
  • Helped prepare daily lesson plans for activities and lesson.
  • Prepared and organized student lesson plans.
  • Prepared lesson plans, graded assignments, signed off flight lessons, dispatched student flights, and administered related tests.
  • Develop lesson plans and syllabi for new subjects and students.
  • Developed Lesson plans, Administered Flight evaluations for students.
  • Ignited 683 students broadmindedness during initial Roll Call briefing in preparation for 223-hour curriculum through 45 lesson plans and 20 evaluations.

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21. FAR Part

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Here's how FAR Part is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Managed student progress through FAR Part 141 Professional Pilot Program.
  • Evaluated students as FAR Part 141 Check Instructor.
  • Flight instructor for a FAA FAR part 61 flight school.
  • Instructed Students in Flight Dispatch Operations for FAR Part 121 Operations Ensured Students Were Prepared to Take the FAA Dispatcher Examination
  • Instructed Private, Instrument, Commercial, Multiengine and Flight Instructor candidates seeking certification under FAR Part 141/61.
  • Instructed Private, Instrument, Commercial, and Multiengine students seeking FAR Part 61 certification.
  • Flight Instructing under Far parts 61/91 On demand charter under Far part 135.

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22. ATP

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Here's how ATP is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Ground & Simulator Flight Instructor Aircraft Type Rating (ATP) B-787
  • Teach students ranging from student pilots to ATP applicants
  • Conduct SUAS Flight operations to support Acceptance Testing Program (ATP) for delivery of new SUASs to customers.
  • Flight instructor for Private, Commercial, and ATP Pilot License on single and multi-engine aircraft.
  • Instruct students in single & multi private, commercial, instrument ratings & ATP !
  • Flight and Ground Instruction, Private thru ATP; U.S. Navy Target Services.
  • Conduct multi-engine flight training for the Commercial and ATP certifications.
  • FLIGHT EXPERIENCE and FLIGHT TRAINING: Certificates (ICAO): ATP.
  • Implemented three day training program for ATP certification in Piper Seneca and twin Commanche.

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23. Pass Rate

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Here's how Pass Rate is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Created preparation guide for major inspection; resulting in 100% pass rate and highest scores among 6 similar organizations.
  • Achieved 100% student pass rate on ground instruction, with majority exceeding target score of 70%.
  • Earned Gold Seal flight instructor certificate for maintaining an impeccable pass rate for candidates on flight exams.
  • Implemented satellite flight school to accelerate student's stage check pass rates by reducing time on ground.
  • Earned designation as FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor resulting from high student flight test pass rates.
  • Maintained school first time pass rate at 100% for both written and flight checks.
  • Report monthly data; pass rates, trends and employee productivity to management staff.
  • Trained and recommended three private pilot candidates, maintaining a 100% pass rate.
  • Accomplished a pass rate of 98% for the various exams required within Aviation education
  • Issued 44 endorsements for FAA Practical Exams with 81% Pass rate.

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24. Instrument Flight

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Here's how Instrument Flight is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Administer oral exams and evaluate instrument check flight performance as a function of being a member of the Instrument Flight Board.
  • Conducted Private, Commercial, and Instrument flight training as well as stage checks for other instructors' clients.
  • Conducted Primary and Instrument Flight training in support of the U.S. Army Aviation War fighter center.
  • Strengthened the organization's safety culture by teaching effective instrument flight concepts.
  • Instrument flight instructor for airline bound international students.
  • Instructed students in primary and instrument flight principles
  • Trained private and instrument flight students in a 141 flight training school Scheduled and dispatched aircraft to students

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25. MEI

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Here's how MEI is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Selected as main Multi-Engine Instructor and received raise due to being the only instructor to earn MEI rating.!
  • Help students obtain their license (Private, Instrument, Commercial, MEI).
  • Flight Instructed all courses from Private license to MEI.
  • Conducted pilot training ranging from Private to MEI.
  • Engage primarily in examining airmen certification from private pilot certificate through MEI.

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26. Training Records

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Here's how Training Records is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Maintained training records, and completed required documentation relating to student training and progress.
  • Managed student training records and TSA records to ensure everything was up-to-date for different audits.
  • Maintained flight training records for Instructors, Check Instructors, and students.
  • Review and verify Student training records prior to issuing course completion certificates.
  • Maintain accurate and complete training records on training for all students.
  • Completed test reports, student training records and graduation certificates.
  • Create and maintain training records for USAF students.
  • Maintained training records of tasks trained.
  • Provide oversight of aircrew training records.
  • Instruct customers towards earning FAA pilot certificates Manage customer training records for several flight instructors
  • Maintained record of student flight and ground training records through the development and utilization of a spread sheet program I created.
  • Train and instruct students to earn Private/Instrument/Commercial Pilot license Manage training records and persona information Ensured safe operations during flight training

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27. Student Training

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Here's how Student Training is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Conducted and supervised student training from the Private Pilot level through the Flight Instructor and Multi-Engine Certificates.
  • Evaluate and regularly report student training progress to the Chief flight Instructor.
  • Increased operating efficiency and improved communications between instructors and students by streamlining student training and certification recordkeeping.

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28. Training Requirements

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Here's how Training Requirements is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Advised executive staff on personnel training requirements and proficiency.
  • Maintain student flight records and ensure that course standards, training requirements and objectives are met by students.
  • Endorsed student's logbooks in compliance with FAA regulations regarding flight training requirements for various licenses.
  • Provided leadership with follow-on training requirements by briefing all students after flights.
  • Directed primary trainers in understanding current missions, training requirements and training methodologies.
  • Attended Airspace/Planning conferences to ensure E-3 operations/training requirements met.

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29. Training Course

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Here's how Training Course is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Developed Mountain Flight Training course accepted by FAA for further development into potential Non-requisite Mountain Flying Endorsement.
  • Developed and coordinates all ground and flight training courses to meet DGAC (Directorate General for Civil Aviation) Guatemala.
  • Perform flight instructor duties and responsibilities authorized by the Federal Aviation Regulations in accordance with the approved Training Course Outline.
  • Instructed Domestic, International Ab-Initio students in all training courses; 90% success rate on FAA practical tests
  • Created independently training material, lesson planning, and training course outlines for multiple ratings.
  • Implemented the 141 long line training course.
  • Managed electronic logbooks and training course records.
  • Developed training courseware, examinations, and other instructional systems.
  • Developed a ground training course as per the Jeppesen Training Syllabus (a sample lesson can be provided upon request).
  • Developed new curriculums, modules, and policies; implementing the material into ongoing training courses.
  • Validated V-22 training courseware, maintenance procedures, and tools.

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30. Commander

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Here's how Commander is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Provide Ground Force Commanders and other Coalition customers with direct real-time, actionable intelligence through the use of multiple intelligence sensors.
  • Flight Commander of last T-37 Flight in the 41st FTS responsible for the successful training of four consecutive classes.
  • Provided Commander with guidance and aircraft technical expertise in all matters relating to flight operations and safety.
  • Qualified as a Mission Commander, Low Altitude Awareness Instructor, and Check Ride Instructor.
  • Served as Flight Commander of basic flying program 2nd Semester of Junior Year.
  • Trained and evaluated non-rated crewmembers on flight duties required by the Commanders Task List (CTL).

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31. Flight Lessons

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Here's how Flight Lessons is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Prepared individualized flight lessons within a structured curriculum.
  • Meet with each student as published on schedule; ensure that all flight lessons are completed according to the FAA standards.
  • Conducted ground school and gave flight lessons in Charleston, S.C.
  • Prepare and Coordinate Flight lessons.
  • Flight instructor Teach students ground and flight lessons in a part 141 flight school
  • Performed end-of-course checkride preparation ground briefings and flight lessons.
  • Teach beginner, intermediate and advanced flight lessons Schedule and organize classes and flights Operate the flight controls

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32. PIC

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Here's how PIC is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Develop and deliver safety presentations to instructor staff based on current events and management requested topics.
  • Developed and published quarterly training pamphlets focusing on NVG-related topics.
  • Hand-picked from over twenty officers for a department head position normally given to an individual of higher rank.
  • Train clients in ground school classes in group settings and one-on-one on specific aviation topics.
  • Conducted classroom and flight training that covered basic and advanced topics.
  • Have extensive experience in PIC responsibilities in Cross Country Flying.
  • Total Flight Time: 600; ASEL: 425; AMEL: 175; PIC: 510.
  • Maintain Pilot In Command (PIC) and instructor proficiency and currency in assigned responsibilities.
  • Hand-picked for Defense Intelligence Agency Dragon Eye Project in support of the National Counterdrug Program.
  • Instrument & Commercial Rated Multi-engine time logged 2500+Hours logged PIC (pre graduation)

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33. Flight Hours

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Here's how Flight Hours is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Accumulated 1045 instructor flight hours and 39 aircraft carrier arrested landings in T-2C Buckeye.
  • Conducted 43 Combat Missions gaining 732.8 flight hours under hostile fire.
  • Instructed students with zero flight hours to attain commercial license.
  • Flight instructor for HH-65A Dauphine helicopter, 3000 flight hours.
  • Single, multi-engine; instrument airplane gold seal certificate Advanced Ground Instructer certificate 1255 total flight hours as instructor

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34. CFR

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Here's how CFR is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Developed Instrument Rating syllabus for CFR 141 Certification Standards
  • Maintained personnel and student flight records per mandates of a 14 CFR part 141 flight school.
  • Conducted advanced flight instruction under 38 Afterglow Way 14 CFR Part 61 for a student pilot.
  • Instructed in all basic flying skills for FAA approved 14 CFR Part 141 Private Pilot Certification Course
  • Flight Instructor: Conduct primary and advanced flight 50 Airport Road #120 instruction under 14 CFR Part 141.
  • Verify compliance with Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) -Complete required documentation as directed by FAR's and Orange Air.

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35. Recurrent Training

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Here's how Recurrent Training is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Trained Flight Attendants during their annual recurrent training.
  • Assisted in development of the recurrent training program.
  • Established monthly working schedules for Initial and Recurrent Training and enhanced the Check Flight Attendant program.
  • Provide initial introduction and recurrent training addressing FAA and CG operating rules and regulations.
  • Schedule and conduct all initial and recurrent training of employees as required.
  • Worked closely with pilot groups, station managers, and customers to schedule new hire and recurrent training for locations worldwide.

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36. IFR

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Here's how IFR is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Single pilot IFR certified SA-365.
  • Flight instruction (Single and Multi-engine, VFR/ IFR) and seaplane operations; Sales in aeronautical services; Flight operations
  • Authored operations orders and plans, including the Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Compliance Plan for the Federal Aviation Administration
  • Performed and trained/evaluated VFR/IFR, low level, cross country, aerial gunnery, mountain flying, and desert operations.
  • Instruct or evaluate students in the basic techniques involved in flying light single-engine airplanes under VFR and IFR.
  • Experience instructing in R44 Raven II for IFR instruction , R22 for primary instruction, with some time in S300.

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37. Instrument Ratings

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Here's how Instrument Ratings is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Conducted flight training for Private and Commercial certificates and Instrument ratings
  • Instruct flight students in four different single engine aircraft for Private, Commercial and Instrument ratings.
  • Instruct students in single-engine airplanes for Private, Commercial, and Instrument ratings.
  • Instructed several students for instrument ratings and gave intro flights.
  • Flight Instructor for Private, Commercial, Multi Engine, Instrument Ratings.
  • Conduct ground and flight training for FAA applicants of private/commercial pilot certifcates for airplane single/multi-engine and instrument ratings.

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38. C-172

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Here's how C-172 is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Instructed Private, Instrument and Commercial flight students in C-172, C-172RG.
  • Executed daily operations in a C-172 R/S G1000.

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39. Classroom Management

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Here's how Classroom Management is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Address challenges related to classroom management and student learning immediately Monitor student progress and report on daily session summaries.
  • Crafted interesting real-life and entertaining student-centered activities Demonstrated strong classroom management skills Counseled pupils when adjustment and academic problems arose
  • Restructured classroom policy to reflect consensus-building classroom management style, while maintaining individualism with respect to ideas and input.
  • Maintained effective classroom management and created a positive learning environment by positively resolving discipline issues and preventing distractions.
  • Conducted positive, engaging classroom management of a diverse, multicultural student population in multiple school districts.
  • Facilitated pedagogical programs for teachers and students involving teaching methods, classroom management, and study habits.

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40. Crew Members

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Here's how Crew Members is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Administered instruction to over 100 military aircrew members on flight safety, supervision, coordination, decision making and aircraft procedures.
  • Train flight deck and cabin crew members aircraft systems, procedures, aircraft performance and Part 121 Federal Air Regulations.
  • Conduct flight training of newly assigned aircrew members in the area of flight operations, aviation operations and aircrew duties.
  • Trained and evaluated flight engineers and other non-rated crew members in all mission task and Special Operations Tactics.
  • Teach malfunctions to aircrew members and how to continue to operate the aircraft in a degraded state.
  • Teach Aircraft hydraulic, Pneumatic, electrical, and mechanical systems to aircrew members.
  • Coordinated successful rescue of aircrew members from two downed helicopters and an F/A-18.
  • Briefed and debriefed pilots and crew members assigned to functional check flights.
  • Provided flight and ground instruction for 130 aircrew members.
  • Ensured crew members manuals were up to date.
  • Flight Instructor for Crew members and Floor Supervisor for 30 soldiers and 15 UH-60L platform.
  • Worked as part of a flight team with othercrew members.
  • Flight Attendant Participate in pre-flight briefings with fellow crew members.
  • Saved over 50 life threatening patients.Trained and maintained records of over 40 non ratedcrew members.

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41. US Army

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Here's how US Army is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Operate and instruct US Army BE-300/350 internationally Provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support for U.S. Army and host nation
  • Decorated airfield operations specialist transitioned from the US Army Aviation Operations to civilian airfield operations.
  • Designed the survival kit for the OH-58DR which was accepted by the US Army and implemented worldwide.
  • Provided academic and flight instruction to US Army personnel assigned to perform rotary wing pilot duties.
  • Teach initial entry rotor wing pilots for the US Army
  • Flight Instructor (FI): Conducts Aircrew flight instruction from established US Army Programs of Instruction (POI).

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42. Aircraft Checkouts

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Here's how Aircraft Checkouts is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Instructed Private, Instrument, CFI, CFII, Flight Review, and IPC Candidates Conducted Phase Checks and Aircraft Checkouts
  • Issue endorsements for certifications, solo operations, and aircraft checkouts.
  • Worked with civilian and military personnel to achieve pilot certification Performed aircraft checkouts in accordance with club regulations and by-laws

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43. Classroom Setting

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Here's how Classroom Setting is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Develop curricula and instruct students in a classroom setting.
  • Perform responsible training activities in a classroom setting to improve program participant s ability to effectively seek employment.
  • Encouraged participant interest and established a classroom setting that promotes a positive learning environment for all students involved.
  • Supervised approximately fifty students of varied ages and from various backgrounds in traditional classroom settings.
  • Implemented goals and monitored progress of developmentally disabled adults in a classroom setting.
  • Provided care for mentally and physically disabled adults in a monitored classroom setting.

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44. GPS

low Demand
Here's how GPS is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Lead operations design engineer for Global Positioning System (GPS) hardware and software.
  • Specialized in programming GPS systems and auto pilot systems in glass cockpit aircraft.
  • Involved in conversion of DC-10 program to GPS from INS and certification.
  • MARK J. FRIEL Utilized various electronic navigation systems (GPS, LORAN, VOR, ADF) for instrument training.
  • Instruct pilot candidates for Commercial Pilot Certification in Piper Cadet and Warrior aircraft equipped with Garmin 430 GPS.

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45. R44

low Demand
Here's how R44 is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • developed training program for new flight school using R22 and R44 helicopters.

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46. FBO

low Demand
Here's how FBO is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Negotiated with FBO and aircraft maintenance personnel to ensure aircraft were properly serviced and ready for scheduled flight times.
  • Managed the opening of new facility by coordinating with FAA authorities, airport FBO, and local media.
  • Performed daily FBO operations and apprenticed under the supervision of a certified AMP.
  • Maintained records and facilitated operations at the FBO.
  • Audited and maintained all electronic student records in the MyFBO electronic software system for the Denton location.
  • Performed complete pre-flight inspections and coordinated with ground crews at the FBO, Atlantic North.

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47. Medal

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Here's how Medal is used in Flight Instructor jobs:
  • Awarded Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal 2006, 2008.
  • Earned distinction for obtaining the Army Air Medal in 2014.
  • Earned the Navy Commendation Medal.
  • Received Military Outstanding Volunteer Medal for extended work with Military Dependents and Haitian orphans.
  • Separated honorably with a Naval Achievement Medal and two Presidential Flight Strike/Air Medals.
  • Received several commendation medals for work performed above and beyond job requirements.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Flight Instructor

Training Flights12.6%
Safety Program10.4%
Emergency Procedures9.6%
Flight Instruction7.8%
Training Programs7.3%
Ground Instruction6.4%
CFI6.2%
Instructor Pilot5.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Flight Instructor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Training Flights
Training Flights
9.9%
9.9%
2
2
Safety Program
Safety Program
8.1%
8.1%
3
3
Emergency Procedures
Emergency Procedures
7.5%
7.5%
4
4
Flight Instruction
Flight Instruction
6.1%
6.1%
5
5
Training Programs
Training Programs
5.7%
5.7%
6
6
Ground Instruction
Ground Instruction
5%
5%
7
7
CFI
CFI
4.8%
4.8%
8
8
Instructor Pilot
Instructor Pilot
4%
4%
9
9
Aircraft Parts
Aircraft Parts
3.4%
3.4%
10
10
Cessna
Cessna
2.9%
2.9%
11
11
Multi-Engine Aircraft
Multi-Engine Aircraft
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Flight Crew
Flight Crew
2.2%
2.2%
13
13
Flight Reviews
Flight Reviews
2.2%
2.2%
14
14
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Flight Planning
Flight Planning
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Crew Resource
Crew Resource
2%
2%
17
17
Combat
Combat
2%
2%
18
18
Squadron
Squadron
1.9%
1.9%
19
19
Ground Training
Ground Training
1.8%
1.8%
20
20
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
1.8%
1.8%
21
21
FAR Part
FAR Part
1.6%
1.6%
22
22
ATP
ATP
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Pass Rate
Pass Rate
1.5%
1.5%
24
24
Instrument Flight
Instrument Flight
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
MEI
MEI
1%
1%
26
26
Training Records
Training Records
1%
1%
27
27
Student Training
Student Training
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Training Requirements
Training Requirements
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Training Course
Training Course
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Commander
Commander
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Flight Lessons
Flight Lessons
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
PIC
PIC
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Flight Hours
Flight Hours
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
CFR
CFR
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Recurrent Training
Recurrent Training
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
IFR
IFR
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Instrument Ratings
Instrument Ratings
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
C-172
C-172
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Classroom Management
Classroom Management
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Crew Members
Crew Members
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
US Army
US Army
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Aircraft Checkouts
Aircraft Checkouts
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Classroom Setting
Classroom Setting
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
GPS
GPS
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
R44
R44
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
FBO
FBO
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Medal
Medal
0.4%
0.4%

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