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Instructor Rating

If you’re looking to add to your Recreational Pilot Certificate and immerse yourself in the world of aviation, becoming a flight instructor is a fulfilling and exciting career path, and we are here to support you every step of the way. 

Our Flight Instructor Training program is designed to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence necessary to become a successful flight instructor. Through a blend of classroom instruction, hands-on flight training, and practical exercises, we ensure that you are well-prepared for the challenges and responsibilities of teaching future pilots.


  • RA-Aus Pilot Certificate
  • Class 2 CASA Medical
  • RPC Cross Country Endorsement
  • RPC Passenger Endorsement
  • RPC Radio Endorsement
  • RPC Human Factors
  • 100hrs as PIC of a recreational aircraft.

*for further details see RAAus Operations Manual, Section 2.08 – Flight Crew Certificate Flight Instructor Rating*

Become an Instructor

Become an Instructor

Marty Av-plan

What our Course Includes

Our Flight Instructor Rating (FIR) Course is broken down into three main components:

  1. Principles and Methods of Instruction (PMI)
  2. Classroom Briefings
  3. Instructor In-Flight Training
  1. Principles and Methods of Instruction (PMI)

PMI is a theory course which takes approximately 8 – 10 hours to complete that looks at a range of topics including; the best ways to teach people, how different individuals learn, and some of the difficulties associated with teaching. All skills that will be developed throughout the rest of the Instructor Rating Course.

  1. Classroom Briefings

The classroom briefings entails a minimum 30 hours ground instruction that ensures your knowledge levels are up to an instructing standard as well as help you develop ways to present and deliver your wealth of knowledge. Two types of briefings are focused on, long briefs and pre-flight briefs. Not only will you deliver briefs yourself but also see first hand how our instructors deliver and prepare for student briefs.

  1. Instructor In-Flight Training

Finally you will learn how to deliver lessons in flight, with a minimum of 20 hours of instructor flight training to be conducted by a Senior Instructor or the Chief Flying Instructor. During your in flight training, you will be shown how to demonstrate, direct and provide critique to students in all flying sequences required for students to receive their Recreational Pilot Certificate.

Finishing Touches

At the completion of this course, you will be examined and issued your rating by a Recreational Aviation Pilot Examiner.


Ground School 

  • PMI Theory manual
  • PMI Course (approx. 10 hours)
  • Classroom Briefings (Minimum 20 hours)


Instructor Flight Training

  • Dual flying with a Senior Instructor / CFI (Minimum 20 Hours)
  • If you BYO Aircraft, only pay instructor rate of $135.00 p/h *Landing fees and operational cost at own expense.

$6,100.00 Minimum

Estimated Total:


Price is inclusive of GST.

Pre-paid in full or via instalments.

20% Payment upfront.

Balance payment as you go.

Additional Flight Test and PE Testing Officer Fees will apply to complete course.

* Pricing based on course completion minimums

*Aerohunter reserves the right to amend the RRP of this program when the NSW govt. fuel excise returns on 28 September 2023

Why Choose Aerohunter?

At Aerohunter Flight Training, we believe that learning should be enjoyable and stress-free. Our team of experienced flight instructors create a welcoming and supportive atmosphere, allowing you to thrive and excel in your flight instructor training. We understand that relaxed learners are more receptive to new information and concepts, leading to better retention and application of knowledge.

While we maintain a relaxed learning atmosphere, we also maintain the highest standards of professionalism. Our instructors are experienced aviators who have demonstrated expertise in their field. They are dedicated to your success and will provide you with the guidance and mentorship needed to become a competent and confident flight instructor.

At Aerohunter Flight Training, we understand the importance of a well-rounded training experience. In addition to covering the necessary flight instruction topics, we focus on developing your communication skills, teaching techniques, and leadership abilities. We believe that a flight instructor is not just a teacher but also a role model and mentor for aspiring pilots.


Our training facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art aircraft, providing you with the tools needed to enhance your training experience. Our convenient location in a vibrant aviation community offers ample opportunities to connect with fellow aviators, expand your network, and immerse yourself in the exciting world of aviation.

Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey towards becoming a skilled and successful flight instructor? Enrol in our Flight Instructor Training program at Aerohunter Flight Training today and let us help you turn your passion into a fulfilling career. Contact us now to learn more about our program and how we can assist you in achieving your aviation dreams.

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