The Multi-Engine Instructor Rating is a challenging, yet rewarding rating requiring mastery of Multi-Engine flying and teaching.
Multi-Engine Instructor Requirements
YEARS OF AGE
CFI HOURLY RATE
AIRCRAFT HOURLY RATE
TIME FRAME ESTIMATE
Note: Checkride, Testing, and Pilot Equipment costs are not included in this estimate.
What Will I Learn?
Multi-Engine Aerodynamic Instruction
Advanced Systems Instruction
Aircraft Performance Instruction
Instrument Procedures Instruction
Multi-Engine Aircraft Handling Instruction
Stall Prevention and Recovery Instruction
Performance Maneuvers Instruction
Emergency Procedures Instruction
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.
After teaching basic operating principals in the simulator, the next step is to start instruction of flying VFA’s Twin Tecnam P2006T. Flight instruction will cover the normal and emergency procedures necessary to make your student safe multi-engine pilot.
Your instructor will give you multiple endorsements throughout your training, allowing you to take your FAA Knowledge Exam, Solo Flights and Checkride with a Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE).
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
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.
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.
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.
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 Multi-Engine 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 Twin Aircraft.
Once I get my Multi-Engine Instructor Rating, how do I keep it current?
You must renew your MEI rating every 24 calendar months
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