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Flight Instructor FI (Flight Instructor) Course

The course is intended for people over 18 old who want to obtain the certificate FI (Flight Instructor).

Course Description

The course is intended for people over 18 old who want to obtain the certificate FI (Flight Instructor).


An applicant for a certificate of FI (H) shall be at least 18 years of age and shall:

  • Have received at least 10 hours of instrument flight instruction on the appropriate aircraft category;
  • Have completed 20 hours of VFR cross-country flight on the appropriate aircraft category as PIC;
  • You must also have completed 250 hours total flight time as pilot on helicopters of which:
    • at least 100 hours as pilot in command, if the applicant holds at least a CPL (H) or
    • at least 200 hours as PIC, if the applicant holds at least a PPL (H) and meets the requirements for CPL theory knowledge;
Course Duration
  • The course is designed to be carried out in thirteen weeks (approximately trhee months).
Theoretical Phase

125 total hours of which:

  • 25 will be aimed at teaching and learning techniques
  • 93 student practices
  • 7 progress tests.
Flight Phase
  • 1 hour to acceptance of student
  • 30 hours for course development
  • 1 and a half for official examination

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Other Courses

In Coptering, we focus on training of future helicopter pilots, each one with a specific finality: Air Transport Pilot ATPL(H), Commercial Pilot CPL(H), Private Pilot Course PPL(H), Flight Instructor FI (Flight Instructor), Night Flight Rating, Cabri G2 Type Rating, Logbook Building, External Load Training, Mountain Flying, etc.

Why Coptering?

Coptering is an helicopter company authorized by AESA (Spanish Aviation Safety State Agency). Founded in 2011 by Daniel and Monica, Coptering started its activity as exclusive distributor of the Cabri G2 helicopter for Spain in 2013, rated the best helicopter for training that exists nowadays because of his safety, design, low sound level and efficiency.

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Saturday 9.00h – 14.00h
Sunday Closed