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BSlew7523
10-27-2015, 10:50 PM
Looking for suggestions. Not having instructed much lately, I don't mind actually doing the lessons and (re)learning a thing or two.

Thanks,
Slew


BoilerUP
10-28-2015, 03:02 AM
AceCFI.

Previously used AOPA/Jeppesen and was very happy with AceCFI.

BFMthisA10
10-28-2015, 05:14 AM
Paid $75 to American Flyers in 2003. (Current rate is more)

7 renewals later, still going.

The mail options cost extra, but if you live near a FSDO--no factor


Fluglehrer
10-28-2015, 06:38 AM
Paid $75 to American Flyers in 2003. (Current rate is more)
7 renewals later, still going.
The mail options cost extra, but if you live near a FSDO--no factor
+1 on American Flyers. Pretty good presentation of material for an online course.

block30
10-28-2015, 08:12 AM
I did AOPA's eFIRC. I enjoyed it, learned some things, relearned some others. Likely will do again.

BSlew7523
11-03-2015, 07:43 AM
Thanks for the input.

Hoser
11-20-2015, 05:26 AM
I've used Gleim for something like 4-5 renewals over the years. Pretty good. Changed it up this year and did AOPA and really enjoyed it. Material presented better and excellent videos. So, either one. :)

BSlew7523
11-25-2015, 10:00 PM
I've used Gleim for something like 4-5 renewals over the years. Pretty good. Changed it up this year and did AOPA and really enjoyed it. Material presented better and excellent videos. So, either one. :)

Thanks, Hoser.

yerongard
12-02-2015, 11:34 AM
American Flyers all the way. $100 lifetime program. No timer on slides.

Knotcher
06-08-2016, 02:05 PM
American Flyers all the way. $100 lifetime program. No timer on slides.

Looks like there's a timer now...this sucks!

esa17
06-09-2016, 04:03 AM
Looks like there's a timer now...this sucks!

I just did my entire FIRC on the American Flyers site yesterday, my 3rd time with them. No timers and I was complete, including paperwork, very quickly.

Knotcher
06-09-2016, 07:04 AM
I just did my entire FIRC on the American Flyers site yesterday, my 3rd time with them. No timers and I was complete, including paperwork, very quickly.

I must be special....while there is no visible timer it won't let me click to the next slide until a few minutes have passed.

Fluglehrer
06-11-2016, 10:38 AM
Used Ace CFI FIRC (https://www.acecfi.com/) and was happy with it. Price was $79 for lifetime membership, and $25 each time you use their ACR to conveniently get your new certificate.
It did require you to spend the time on each section, but the info was good, and best TSA/Foreign Student Training module I've seen.
I also like American Flyers, and had a good experience with them. Both are great.

essayons
06-11-2016, 01:11 PM
American Flyers. $100 life time.

viper548
06-11-2016, 07:31 PM
I just did american flyers and it was painful. There's a timer that runs in the background that you can't see. You can't move on until the next page until the time is up. Sometimes it's 10 minutes per page. 7-12 pages per section, 12 sections. The material sucked. It had a lot of links to the FAA website and just expected you to read stuff there. I did the AOPA one about 10 years ago and it was better. Next time I'll just go in person to a 2 day class.

Yoda2
06-12-2016, 10:31 AM
I'm going to do mine soon, probably AF eFIRC again. I don't recall a timer, though believe it could very well be there. I do it so slow and over a week, so I've not noticed. The last in person I attended was 16 Hrs., which I believe is FAA mandated. (It doesn't matter if the presenter can finish the course in 8, you still have to sit there for 16) I could be wrong, but thinking same deal with online...