CFI - "Higher Education"

CFI Notebook

Aviation comes from a variety of sources and requires a lifetime of dedication to perfect.

The CFI, or Flight Instructor Notebook, is an instructor's guide to navigating the sea of resources in order to provide useful guidance for their students. Our notebook aims to enhance pilots aeronautical knowledge to enable further learning by pointing you in the right direction to continue learning.


CFI Lesson Plans

Preparation to instruct a student requires a lot of time and effort. Every CFI has their personal preferences but we can help you get started.


Question of the Day

On the taxi check, the magnetic compass should?

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Advice of the Day

Don't perform the same maneuvers each flight. Actively incorporate less popular techniques (short/soft field takeoffs and landings, for example)

Airplane of the Day

Aircraft of the Day

Cessna 210 Centurion: Learn More!

Helicopter of the Day

Helicopter of the Day

Bell AH-1 Cobra: Learn More!

Mishap of the Day

CHI96LA101: The NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: an inadequate annual inspection by maintenance personnel, a deteriorated muffler, and pilot incapacitation due to carbon monoxide

Aviator of the Day

Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!

Regulation of the Day

FAR 91.180: Operations within airspace designated as Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum airspace

Maneuver of the Day

Soft Field Takeoffs: Soft field takeoffs are used to obtain maximum performance when departing from a soft or rough runway surface

Emergency of the Day

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Powerplant of the Day

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Event of the Day

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System of the Day

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