Certified Flight Instructor

Become a Certified Flight Instructor

Los Angeles Flight School

You have your commercial rating, but now what? A good way to build hours while giving the gift of flying to someone else is to become a Certified Flight Instructor. As a flight instructor, you can teach at many different levels, from instruction for private pilot certificates to more advanced training in instrument rating, commercial certificates, and more. While you are teaching, you can log these hours as flight time and get paid at the same time.

FAA Requirements to become certified as a flight instructor:

  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have a commercial pilot license
  • You must hold a valid FAA 3rd Class Medical Certificate
  • You must be able to read, speak, and write in English
  • You must pass the FAA Knowledge Test
  • You must pass the FAA Practical Flight Test and Oral Examination

Once you become certified, you can use these skills as a stepping stone into other careers in the airline industry. Build your resume and elevate your career to higher altitudes with a certification from our Los Angeles flight school.

Industry-Leading Flight Instruction

At Mach 1 Aviation, we use an exceptional and rigorous training platform for creating professional and knowledgeable flight instructors. We believe in superior performance as we lead the next generation of pilots into the sky. Complementing expert competency with safety, our instructors and curriculum adheres to the highest of industry standards for flight education.

To get started, schedule a session with our instructors.

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From commercial pilot courses to aircraft leaseback, Mach 1 Aviation offers exceptional service to first-time flyers and seasoned pilots alike. Conveniently located at Van Nuys airport, our fleet is comprised of the best planes in the industry. Here you will find top-of-the-line training and services and a team of friendly, experienced professionals looking out for your comfort.

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