Take your aviation career to new heights with our certified flight instructor academy. Our accelerated CFI training will help turn you into a confident and capable flight instructor.
The Instructor Academy at Thrust Flight is designed for pilots who wish to start their aviation career working as Certified Flight Instructors. Our Academy is the correct career choice for you and has been described as comprehensive, intense and fun. Thrust Flight Academy instructors are the best in the nation and are focused on your success.
In the Academy you will develop a strong teaching foundation and be well prepared for the FAA Practical Exam. Thrust Flight frequently has jobs waiting for those candidates who rise to the top of their class.
A CFI certificate gives you the opportunity to get paid as you build hours while honing your pilot skills. One of the best ways to solidify everything you’ve learned as a pilot is to turn around and provide flight instruction to students seeking pilot licenses.
You will be amazed at what a few hundred hours of CFI instruction time will do for your own abilities as a pilot. The Instructor Academy at Thrust Flight will give you the tools you need to become a confident, capable instructor in both the airplane and the classroom.
Building time and experience as a CFI is a highly successful path to an Airline Career.
The highest goal of the Instructor Academy at Thrust Flight is to contribute to your aviation career success. To help accomplish this goal we have tailored the Academy to give you choices in you training.
Learn more about our Academy course structure below.
Certified Flight Instructor training at Thrust Flight is a professional aviation course of instruction focused on teaching you how to teach students.
It consists of 60+ hours of interactive ground sessions where your aviation knowledge and understanding of flight maneuvers will be expanded and focused on how you transfer this knowledge to your student.
You will construct lesson plans, practice teaching to other class members, learn how to deal with student frustrations, how to organize your time during a flight or ground lesson and more.
The flight portion (for those flying with us) transitions you from the left seat to the right seat, both in terms of flight proficiency and building confidence in knowing what to say and do during the lesson. Safety is emphasized throughout the training. Graduates are fully prepared to begin their career as a Certified Flight Instructor.
The CFI No-Fly Academy at Thrust Flight is unique; you will not find this anywhere else. This Academy is designed for the pilot who wishes to accelerate training in the required FAA knowledge areas and then complete their flight training, at their own pace, with their local FBO.
What does this mean for you?
• Your Academy lasts 10 days, Friday through Sunday, allowing you to miss only 6 days of work
• Complete the flight portion of your CFI training in familiar surroundings at your local FBO, on your own time
• Complete all the FAA required knowledge areas in 60+ hours of classroom instruction provided by top instructors
• All books and materials provided
• Includes FOI Endorsement and log of ground instruction
You can secure a place in one of our upcoming academies by calling 972.735.9099
CFIA No-Fly 10 Day Academy - $1,595
CFIA 15 Day (Knowledge & Flight) Academy full price:
Cessna 152: $3,905
Cessna 172 Dynon: $4,388
You can secure a place in one of our upcoming academies by calling 972.735.9099.
CFII No-Fly 10 Day Academy - $1,595
CFII 15 Day (Knowledge & Flight) Academy Full Price - $ 3,683
Whether you're ready to attend next month or 6 months from now, our top rated programs will be available for you. Just contact us today and we'll help you get signed up for the program that will work for you.