CFI - "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.


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.


Question of the Day

The arrow protruding from the top of the compass rose marking a VOR or NDB facility on the enroute chart points to…

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Advice of the Day

As with driving a car, don't look at the ground directly in front of you while taxiing.

Airplane of the Day

Aircraft of the Day

Cessna CW-6: Learn More!

Helicopter of the Day

Helicopter of the Day

Bell UH-1 Huey: Learn More!

Mishap of the Day

MIA78DLA01: The NTSB determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: The pilot in command's misjudgment of distance and speed and physical impairment from hyperventilation

Aviator of the Day

Aviator of the Day

Wilbur Wright: Learn More!

Regulation of the Day

FAR 61.3: Requirement for certificates, ratings, and authorizations

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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