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Certified Flight Instructor

Do you love your passion of flying so much that you want to pass it on to others by teaching them how to fly? The Flight Instructor Certificate can be a rewarding way to pass on your knowledge to students who want to build a career in aviation or just share a passion for flying. The Flight Instructor Certificate will challenge you to learn and understand topics that you can teach; making yourself and the students you are teaching better pilots. Firsthand experience handed down through many hours of practice and knowledge gained will help build your overall flight time so you can progress to the next journey in aviation. Can you flight instruct for a career? You sure can. Flight instruction is looked upon in the industry as a flight “time building” steppingstone. While this is true, the option to flight instruct for a career is certainly acceptable, as there are many student pilot applicants who want to learn how to fly.


The Certified Flight Instructor Certificate is typically the fastest and cheapest certificate to acquire. The majority of your training expense is ground instruction with a flight instructor. However, you will also pay the flight instructor for flight time as you display your growing teaching abilities in the air. The average cost for the Certified Flight Instructor course at Twin Cities Flight is about $6,000.


  • 18 Years of age
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate and Instrument Rating
  • Valid FAA 3rd Class Medical
  • Minimum 250 hours flight time 


  1. Take part in ground training with a Certified Flight Instructor
  2. Pass  Flight Instructor Airplane and  Fundamentals of Instructing  knowledge tests
  3. Train in an airplane with a CFI
  4. Pass  CFI practical test 

Twin Cities Flight provides a meticulous CFI training environment that will ensure you are ready to teach as soon as you pass your CFI practical test. We offer an intense accelerated training course that will allow you to develop teaching skills that will reflect the real-world training environment.

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It’s Time

Don’t let the unfamiliarity of aviation keep you from one of the best experiences of your life. Jump out of your comfort zone and into the left seat. The staff at Twin Cities Flight strive to create a comfortable atmosphere for you to learn and provide all of the knowledge and tools for you to flourish.

Become one of the few. Your journey begins here.

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Twin Cities Flight provides you direct CFI access to have your questions answered. You may want to know more about training prices, aircraft rental, training schedules, pilot certificates, or simply what your next steps should be. Drop us a line and we will have you cleared for take-off!

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