Tools for CFIs

Certificate Renewal

Top 22 FAQs about CFI renewals

What are the most common questions regarding the renewal of your flight instructor certificate? We’ve collected those most frequently asked, and provide a detailed answer for each. FAQs >

Free Offer for Your Student Pilots

Attract and retain students with AOPA’s exclusive Flight Training Instructor Program — FREE to active CFIs! Give your students six issues of AOPA Flight Training magazine and a 6-month AOPA membership, plus additional benefits for you. Enroll your students now!>

Flight Instructor Refresher Clinics

The Air Safety Institute offers the industry’s best Flight Instructor Refresher Clinics — and, even better, offers both live and online FIRC options. Courses >

CFI Resources

Here are some marketing and educational resources to help you succeed as a CFI and benefit your students, too.  We’ll continue to update this section, so be sure to check back often!
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Publications, Forms, Endorsements

Do you need to review recommended logbook endorsements? Have a question about the presolo written test? Need a copy of FAA Form 8710, Airman Certificate and/or Rating Application? Looking for back issues of the ASF Instructor Report newsletter? Access these documents and more.
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CFI to CFI—ASI’s newsletter for the serious flight instructor

Whether you’re actively instructing or getting back into instructing flight students sign up now to receive the Air Safety Institute’s “CFI to CFI” newsletter—optimized for PC and digital tablets.

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