flight instructor

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flight instructor

A pilot authorized to impart instructions to another person to pilot an aircraft.
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The ground and flight courses include private pilot, instrument, commercial, multi-engine, certified flight instructor, and multi-engine instructor.
He wanted his certified flight instructor licenses back, and be wanted to do it with multiple STC'd portable hand controls.
By the time he turned 24, he had logged more than 4,000 hours of flying time, earned a commercial pilot's license, and become a certified flight instructor.
Patrick holds a commercial pilot's license with instrument rating and is working with me on becoming a Certified Flight Instructor.
He had been a certified flight instructor in this aircraft, and our silence answered his question.
Brown, a licensed commercial pilot and certified flight instructor, has been a member of the show since he landed a job as part of the ground crew in 1975.
Nye was also a pilot and certified flight instructor.
The Department of Transportation anticipates that participants in the initiative will receive flight training extending from the first flight lesson through the training necessary to become a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) or Certified Flight Instructor-Instrument (CFI-I).
He is also a certified flight instructor, chartered engineer and was awarded an OBE, an honour from the Queen of England for services to the aviation industry.
He holds an FAA certificate as airline transport pilot along with being a certified flight instructor.

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