Instructor Ratings CFI (Flight Instructor) and CFII (Instrument Flight Instructor)

Many job require a minimum of 1500 hours of flight time before you may be considered for employment. Getting your CFI and CFII ratings will help you get a job as a flight instructor to build those needed flight hours. Not only does this teach you the finer points of flying but you also become a near encyclopedia of meteorology, aerodynamics, aerospace physiology and aviation regulations.

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Eligibility Requirements​​ - CFI

  • Currently have at least a Helicopter Comercial Pilot License

  • Hold at least a current FAA Second Class Medical Certificate (to receive compensation)

  • Acquire at least 3 hours of helicopter instruction and any necessary as to become proficient enough to pass the FAA flight examination

  • Acquire at least 15 hours as PIC (Pilot in Command) in a helicopter

  • Pass FAA written test (knowledge exam) and checkride (practical test)

Eligibility Requirements​​ - CFII

  • Currently have at least a Helicopter Comercial Pilot License

  • Hold a current Helicopter Instrument Rating

  • Hold at least a current FAA Second Class Medical Certificate (to receive compensation)

  • Acquire at least 3 hours of helicopter instruction and any necessary as to become proficient enough to pass the FAA flight examination

  • Acquire at least 15 hours as PIC (Pilot in Command) in a helicopter

  • Pass FAA written test (knowledge exam) and checkride (practical test)

Pricing Information 

American Helicopters provides a multitude of pricing options for the Instructor Ratings.

1. Block Time - Purchase 10 hours of flight instruction and get an extra hour for free!

2. Pay As You Go

3. Packages - Please contact us about packages for the Commercial License

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American Helicopters Inc.

10503 Wakeman Drive

Manassas, Virginia 20110

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Manassas Airport Information

Tower 133.1 Ground 121.8

ATIS 125.17 Clearance 120.2

Elevation 192'

34R/16L - 6200'

34L/16R - 3700'