The Flight Instructor course (FI) prepares you for the role as a flight instructor. Being a Flight Instructor is one of the most rewarding careers you can have in aviation and makes you an even more experienced and proficient pilot along the way.
During the 3-6 months course program, you will learn how to prepare briefings and conduct practical sessions for flight training. The course will prepare you in explaining theoretical concepts and describing flying maneuvers in a variety of ways.
Being a Flight Instructor is a good way to gain experience after you have finished your commercial pilot training, and it gives you the opportunity to refine your pilot skills.
Our instructors are highly qualified and experienced airline pilots. We have one of the highest percentages of airline experience divided amongst our instructors. This is a key factor for ensuring that our programs are up to date, meeting standards and requirements in a changing aviation industry.
Why Sweden and Stoflight for your training?
Scandinavia, Sweden, is the perfect environment to get the experience you need to become a good Pilot. You will experience hot summers as well as winter operations with low visibility. The weather in Sweden requires prospective pilots to be on their best every time they take flight. Scandinavian weather is often described grey and cold, however for future pilots and training, the climate is exceptional. We strongly believe that the better and more challenging your circumstances are during training prepares you for unforeseen situations that you may encounter as an Airline Pilot on the global market.
International Focus – We have over 30 nationalities performing training with us
Residential Courses – Our campus offers student accommodation in the vicinity of the training center
Focus On People – Flexible and customizable training
Student Dedication – High instructor to student ratio
Career Opportunities – Stoflight is collaborating with airlines
Stoflight Academy is built on a simple principle, for pilots, by pilots. Management is built and led by active industry professionals always striving for a safer and broader perspective when it comes to aviation training. Are you ready for the next step?
The course starts with theoretical training for approximately 3,5 weeks followed by 30 hours of practical flight training. The duration of the flight training may vary due to weather since the training is conducted under Visual Flight Rules (VFR).
After training completion, you will be added to the Stoflight instructor pool.
All training is conducted in English.
Length – 125 hrs classroom course
During the theoretical parts of the flight instructor course, we will cover aspects of the instructional techniques and theory, psychology, human performance and limitation during instructions, as well as the structure, presentation and lecture technique.
In addition to solidifying your theoretical knowledge, you will practice your instructional skills and perform briefings in preparation for the practical flight training with both shorter and longer briefings.
Length – 30 hours
During the practical parts of the flight instructor course, we will cover both instructional theory and flight training to enhance, demonstrate and instruct the student during all phases of flight. You will improve your flying skills from the right seat as well as your ability to instruct and fly simultaneously. The flight training is in total 30hrs minimum and 5 of them are to be flown with another flight instructor candidate where they teach each other during flight.
Below is a table showing the different phases of training and duration expected to complete each phase.
In order to be eligible for the FI(A) course you need to fulfill all the requirements listed below:
All prices for this course are listed below and split into different packages in order to offer a flexible solution that suits your needs.
The prices listed above are the only fees associated with your training, what you see is what you get, simple as that. We don’t have any hidden fees or extra costs that will be added during the course, you pay for your training as you get it.
Build Your Future With Stoflight Academy
Pilot training is an expensive investment, we know that since most of the staff in our organization has at some point, experienced the same journey. Therefore we understand the investment you are about to make and we respect that investment. Our goal is to deliver the best possible training at a reasonable cost.
Financial student loans are available for Swedish citizens and can be arranged through our partnerships with Swedish banks.
Our staff is here to assist you with any questions you may have, feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
The next available course start for the Flight Instructor course can be found below,
- March 14th 2022
- June 13th 2022
The final date to apply is one month prior to the course start, however we recommend that you apply earlier to secure your slot. If you’re requiring a visa for your studies, the recommendation is to apply three months prior to the course start.