CFII – Helicopter

A Certified Flight Instructor for Instrument allows you to teach Instruments to students and better further your career, in addition to staying current on Instrument flying. Being a CFII also makes you more versatile and valuable to any perspective employer.


To be eligible for a Helicopter Certified Flight Instructor for Instrument – CFII, a person must:

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language, or have such operating limitations placed on his/her pilot certificate as are necessary for safety.
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Obtain books & supplies
  • Hold either a Commercial/Instrument Helicopter Certificate or Airline Transport Pilot Certificate
  • Obtain at least 3 hours of helicopter instruction and any necessary as to be profiecient to pass the FAA flight examination
  • Have at least 15 hours as Pilot in Command in a Helicopter

Average course completion time: 1 to 3 weeks