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Old 09-09-2012, 07:38 PM   #1  
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Question Realistic to get a job with basic CFI only?

Hello all,

Anything is possible, but what is the chance of a flight school hiring someone with only a basic CFI? No CFI-Instrument. Does it happen very often?


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Old 09-09-2012, 07:45 PM   #2  
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Some offer for you to work for them and get the other certs at the same time. I'm sure schools hire CFI's too.
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:57 PM   #3  
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Happens all the time. Even at the big academies. However, be careful where you invest your time and effort.
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If you feel comfortable with instruments, go take the written, take a flight, get the sign off, and take the checkride. It is an add on rating, so there is a whole lot less to do. Knocked mine out in two days.
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i only have my CFI-A at the moment. when i did my interview at a local flight school, the owner asked me if i am going to get my CFII. some schools MAY offer you a deal to instruct in exchange for a CFII add on.
but it really is not that complicated if you already have your initial. written-sign off- checkride.
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