Baltic Aviation Academy, an Eastern European-based ATO working under EASA regulations, has announced a new FI training programme. The Flight Instructor (FI(A)) training course is now available at the ab initio School at Baltic Aviation Academy.
According to the organisation, the current training programme enables pilots to use their aviation skills and knowledge on the whole new level, by becoming a professional flight instructor for ab initio students. The qualification is open for holders of PPL, CPL or ATPL licence and may be gained in duration of few months.
The training programme consist of theoretical and practical parts. During the course students are focusing on how to teach, motivate students and transfer both theoretical and practical information. The Flight Instructor course will be led by experienced instructors who will teach the basics of both, teaching and learning (25 hours), as well as deepen the theoretical knowledge for the effective flight instructor work (100 hours). The successfully completed theory will be followed by 30 hours of practical training in the single-engine Tecnam P2002JF aircraft.
“With impressive flight hours in your logbook, and flight instructor experience on your resume, any pilot seeking for the job in commercial aviation becomes a primary candidate for employers,” explained Agata Pradedovic, Head of Product Development Division at Baltic Aviation Academy.
Flight Instructor student groups at Baltic Aviation Academy will begin training on 3 March and 2 September.