Top

CFI Notebook.net - "Higher Education"

CFI Notebook


Aviation Information comes from a variety of sources which 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 and themselves. Our notebook aims to enhance pilots' aeronautical knowledge by not only explaining various topics, but referencing their source in order to enable further learning.

View Notebook

CFI Lesson Plans


Preparation to teach a student requires time and effort which comes in the form of a lesson plan. Every CFI has their personal preferences but we can help you get started.

See Lesson Plans

Search CFI Notebook


Trivia rolls-over daily, at midnight, Mountain Standard Time


Question of the Day


What does a runway hold position sign denote?




Advice of the Day


Many publications can be downloaded onto a tablet and carried in flight however, it is recommended you carry a paper copy of all appropriate navigation charts.



Airplane of the Day


Aircraft of the Day


Learn more: Cessna 140

Helicopter of the Day


Helicopter of the Day


Learn more: Bell AH-1 Cobra

System of the Day


Ignition Systems: The ignition system provides the spark to ignite the mixture in the cylinders



Aviator of the Day


Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!


Regulation of the Day


FAR 91.105: Flight crewmembers at stations



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


Engine Failure: The total loss of power requires immediate actions which depend upon speed (life) and altitude (life insurance)



Powerplant of the Day


R-1860 Hornet B: The?Pratt & Whitney R-1860 Hornet B?was a relatively uncommon?aircraft engine. It was a development of?Pratt & Whitney's earlier?R-1690 Hornet?and was basically similar, but enlarged in capacity



Event of the Day


Coming Soon

Mishap of the Day


ANC13FA091: The NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot's improper decision to load the airplane beyond its allowable takeoff weight and center of gravity limits, which resulted in a loss of control during the initial climb.