Flight Examiner Training

Central Flight Training offers a comprehensive range of Flight Examiner courses, from FE(PPL/LAPL) through to FIE. Upgrade options are available also.

The courses cover all the required standardisation both on the ground and in the air in order to prepare the candidate for the assessment of competence.

Training is conducted five days per week (weekends by arrangement) during airfield licensed hours, and the entire course is flown from our base airfield at Tatenhill, Staffordshire.

We can conduct an FE(PPL) course on a full or part time basis to suit your individual needs. For availability and current prices, please contact us.

Flight Examiner (PPL or LAPL)

To become a Flight Examiner for the PPL or LAPL, the applicant must have 1000 hours as pilot of aeroplanes, including at least 250 as instructor (500 and 100 respectively for FE(LAPL)).

Once the applicant has received written permission to train from the CAA, CFT offers a complete standardisation course for FE(LAPL) or FE(PPL) both single and multi engine privileges and if required IMC/IR(R) privileges.

For examiners who already hold certificates, upgrade courses are also available to add multi engine or IMC/IR(R) privileges.

Class Rating Examiner (CRE) with Instrument Rating Renewal (CRE+IRR) Privileges

In order to become a CRE(VFR), the applicant must hold (or have held) a CPL(A) or ATPL(A) including privileges to instruct on the relevant class, and haveĀ  500 hours as pilot of aeroplanes.

If the applicant wishes to include Instrument Rating renewal privileges to the CRE, they must have 2000 hours as pilot of aeroplanes, including 450 hours under IFR of which 250 shall be as instructor.

CFT is able to add OPC privileges to CRE(VFR) or CRE+IRR if required.

Permission to train must be obtained from the CAA prior to commencing the course.

Flight Instructor Examiner (FIE)

To become a Flight Instructor Examiner (FIE), the applicant must have 2000 hours as pilot of aeroplanes, including at least 100 hours teaching for the FI certificate.

CFT is able to cover a complete standardisation course once permission to train from the CAA is obtained by the applicant. Upgrade courses for the addition of multi engine privileges are also available.

We can conduct a Flight Examiner training course on a full or part time basis to suit your individual needs. For current prices, please Click Here.

To book, call us on 01283 575106, e-mail us here or complete the enquiry form