Flight instructors train both new and experienced pilots seeking to gain licences or experience in flying new aircraft, how to properly operate an aircraft according to regulations. They teach their students both the theory and practice of how to optimally fly and maintain an airplane, and they observe and evaluate student technique. They also focus on the regulations relating to operational and safety procedures specific to different (commercial) airline aircraft.
Includes people performing air force training and recreational flight instruction.
flight instruction practitioner
flight simulation instructor
instructor in flight
occupational flight instructor
practitioner of flight instruction
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Skills & Competences