Multi-Engine Instructor

The Multi-Engine Instructor Rating is a challenging, yet rewarding rating requiring mastery of Multi-Engine flying and teaching.

Multi-Engine Instructor Requirements

15

HOURS PIC MEL

18

YEARS OF AGE

MEL

COMMERCIAL OR ATP RATED

What Will I Learn?

Ground Knowledge:

Multi-Engine Aerodynamic Instruction

Advanced Systems Instruction

Aircraft Performance Instruction

Instrument Procedures Instruction

 

 

Flight Experience:

Multi-Engine Aircraft Handling Instruction

Stall Prevention and Recovery Instruction

Performance Maneuvers Instruction

Emergency Procedures Instruction

TRAINING BREAKDOWN

Ground & Simulator Training

Learning how to instruct the added complexities of multi-engine aircraft, and the increased workload during emergencies. Use of VFA’s simulators provides an excellent way to teach multi-engine flying, and emergency procedures practice before getting into the real airplane.

Flight Training

After teaching basic operating principals in the simulator, the next step is to start instruction of flying VFA’s Piper Aztec. The Aztec provides an excellent training platform, combining excellent handling characteristics with powerful 250 horse power engines which provide excellent single engine performance. Flight instruction will cover the normal and emergency procedures necessary to make your student safe multi-engine pilot.

Oral & Practical Test

With a Designated Pilot Examiner, you will complete the necessary maneuvers required by the FAA to complete your Multi-Engine Instructor rating.

THE VFA DIFFERENCE

ADVANCED FLEET

With the largest and most advanced rental fleet in the state, VFA has the right aircraft for you. All of our aircraft are maintained to the highest standards by our in-house maintenance department.

PASSIONATE STAFF

VFA has a diverse group of passionate and knowledgeable instructors here to help you achieve your goals. No matter your learning style, we have the right instructor for you.

AVIATION COMMUNITY

When you join us at VFA, you join a passionate community dedicated to furthering aviation education in Vermont. Every lesson you take at VFA helps to contribute to providing flights to underprivileged children in Vermont.

FAQ

How old do I have to be to get my Multi-Engine Instructor Rating?

You need to be at least 18 years old, and hold a Current Commercial Certificate, and have 15 hours PIC.

What are the benefits of having a Multi-Engine Instructor Rating?

With a Multi-Engine Instructor Rating you are able to instruct pilots to safely fly a multi-engine aircraft. You can also gain hours towards your ATP.

How long will it take to earn my Multi-Engine Instructor Rating?

You must have a minimum of 15 hours PIC in a multi-engine aircraft. Part 61 multi-engine instructor training is “train to proficiency”. The training is very individualized to each individual and where they are at in their training.

What will my training involve?

Learn how to instruct the added complexities, normal and emergency procedures of multi-engine aircraft with a combination of simulator and in flight training utilizing VFA’s Piper Aztec.

Once I get my Multi-Engine Instructor Rating, how do I keep it current?

You must renew your MEI rating every 24 calendar months

General Information

HOURS:

Monday - Friday | 8AM - 5PM

Saturday | 9AM - 4PM

Sunday | 9AM - 3PM

* Hours are subject change.

PHONE:

802.863.5988

EMAIL :

office@flyvfa.org

LOCATION:

355 Valley Road
South Burlington, VT 05403

Vermont Flight Academy