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Flight Instructor Practical Test Course
Flight Instructor Practical Test Course
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$139.00 
Pass your FAA Oral Exam & Flight Test with ease!
This course shows you a real-world Flight Instructor Practical Test including both the oral and flight portions. You'll learn on-screen exactly what the FAA wants you to demonstrate to earn your Instructor rating.

What Your "Checkride" Will Be Like

Your Practical Test, commonly referred to as your Checkride, consists of two parts:

  • An oral exam conducted before you go flying
  • An in-flight test in which you demonstrate your skills in the aircraft

Oral Portion...

On the oral portion of your test, you will be required to demonstrate your aviation knowledge, including subjects like regulations, aeromedical factors, aircraft systems, meteorology, and airspace.

It is during the oral that you will be required to demonstrate your flight planning, including the performance and weight & balance under actual conditions, the effects of the weather on your flight and your navigation and flight log.

Flight Portion...

On the flight portion of the Flight Instructor Practical Test you will be expected to demonstrate that you are truly ready to be Pilot-In-Command. In addition to demonstrating your piloting proficiency with the required maneuvers, you will be expected to demonstrate good risk management—including situational awareness, collision avoidance, cockpit resource management and the appropriate use of checklists.


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Learn what to expect
Learn what to expect


Clear explanations
Exciting in-flight video


Exciting in-flight video
Clear explanation

Relax! Pass your oral exam & flight test the first time with the unparalleled KING Flight Instructor Practical Test Course. Get ready to impress your examiner with your “inside edge”. John will be your video instructor as he takes the Practical Test with an actual FAA examiner. He’ll show you exactly how to demonstrate your knowledge during the oral and how to perform every aerial maneuver flawlessly. 

Our Flight Instructor Practical Test Course Is Unique

    No other course does for you what our practical test course does. We take you along on a simulated test with a real FAA examiner for both the oral exam and the flight test.

    We give you a model performance with loads of in-flight footage that puts you in the cockpit as we show you just how you should demonstrate each maneuver.

    We even shoot from multiple camera angles so you can see clearly what is going on inside and outside the airplane.

    When you go in for your own FAA Flight Instructor Practical Test, you will be confident because you will have been there before!

Here's Why We Can Guarantee You'll Pass

  • Go from handshake to handshake with an actual FAA examiner. Your course covers everything you need to know
  • Learn what your examiner wants to hear and how to say it
  • See the flight maneuvers you need to know  with stunning in-flight footage and cockpit demonstrations 
  • Along with your thorough video preparation, you’ll get the Practical Test Standards—which gives you the checklists you’ll need and outlines precisely what your FAA examiner expects you to be ready to perform and/or explain 
  • You’ll pass on your first attempt—or your money back

(Tip ... we recommend that you begin learning what you need for your CFI Flight Test & Oral Exam early in your
flight training. It will make you more prepared and will probably even shorten the amount of time you'll need to master
each maneuver.)

The earlier you know what's required for your FAA Flight Instructor Practical Test, the more prepared you'll be.

Get This Course Now!

Don't wait until the last minute. Customers have told us that they wish they had started with this Flight Instructor checkride prep course early in their training because it so clearly demonstrates every flying skill they had to master on their way to their certificate or rating. 

The invaluable tips and in-flight footage will save you time and money as you learn each maneuver. Your KING Flight Instructor Practical Test Course should go hand in hand with your flight training to provide you with a picture- perfect video performance that will have your Flight Instructor in admiration of how much you know!


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  1. Is this course right for me?

    This course is designed to prepare you to take and pass the FAA flight instructor Practical Test (a.k.a. Flight Instructor Checkride).

  2. What are the system requirements for this course?

    Online course media requires a PC or Mac computer with a broadband Internet connection.

    DVD for Windows media requires a 32-bit or 64-bit version of Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8.

  3. What is the difference between the online version and the disc version?

    The online version allows you to take lessons on your iPad, iPhone or any mobile device or computer that has an internet connection. The video content is exactly the same as in the disc version.

  4. Can I use my smartphone to view the course materials?

    To access course content from a smartphone or tablet you must purchase the online version of the course or package.

    Apple iPhone and iPad
    We recommend using the Safari browser.

    Free bonus! You can download your lessons and take them later on an iPad or iPhone—even when not connected to the Internet. The free King Schools Companion app allows you to view and complete lessons in your course when no Internet connection is available. The app will automatically sync progress between all of your devices when your iOS device returns online. The free app is available through the iTunes App Store by searching for "King Schools Companion."

    Follow the steps below to access your courses on your iOS device offline:

    • After you have created your iLearn account by following the instructions in the email you'll receive after you complete your order,
    • Download the King Schools Companion app through the iTunes App Store onto your iOS device while you are connected to the Internet.
    • Once your course(s) have finished loading, you can start studying offline!

    Android
    Your course is compatible with the Google Chrome browser on your Android device. The Chrome browser is available for free download from the Google Play Store by searching for "Chrome".

  5. Is the course current?

    The FAA frequently updates the required knowledge for each test. King Schools continuously updates all courses ensuring you get the most current instruction available anywhere.

    Online Course Media - Your online course is always up-to-date as the course is automatically updated whenever changes occur.

    DVD for Windows Media - Your disc-based course is always up-to-date when it is shipped from KING.

  6. Is there a particular order to follow?

    Just follow the path from start to finish; it´s that easy. Of course you can skip around if you chose but we recommend staying on the lesson path.

  7. How much time will it take to complete the course?

    The Flight Instructor Practical Test Course contains approximately 6.5 hours of video.

    King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person.

  8. What if I have a question? Is there a CFI available?

    If you still have a question about your course, you can call us during our normal business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1 858 541-2000. You can also email us at custserv@kingschools.com - We have a full staff of pilots and flight instructors available to answer you questions. Please be aware that it may take 24-48 hours to respond to an email so please call us if you need immediate attention.

    Of course, when you take a King Schools course, it is like having a flight instructor with your 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can review the material as often as you like at any time. Sometimes, you may want to review a video segment a couple of times.

  9. Can I still access the course material after I complete the course?

    You have lifetime access to your Flight Instructor Practical Test Course. Remember, with the online media, the course is also automatically updated and will always be current.

  10. When can I take my FAA checkride?

    You'll need to first pass your FAA Written Test and receive an endorsement from your flight instructor.

  11. How do I access my course completion certificate?

    Once you have completed all the lessons and answered all the questions in each lesson, you'll be able to print out your completion certificate. Click on the Course Complete icon when you are finished to print your certificate.

  12. How do I get my WINGS credit for taking the course?

    Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.

  13. Now that I finished the course, what´s next?

    Consider getting your atp! Of course, King Schools will be there to help you achieve this goal with King Schools ATP Courses.

Copyright 1994
I've gone through my commercial with King Schools and it was pretty good. I wasn't sure what to expect with just the check ride prep video (I have already taken my writtens and ground school). I suppose this video is good to ease your mind on the check ride. Of course, we all hear the nightmares about how tough these rides are, the FAA, so you really don't know until you get there. It was a good way of seeing how it might go, but I have a problem with this video being 22 years old. The info probably hasn't changed much, but since we are changing from the PTS to the ACS for Private Pilot, etc., I think as a CFI candidate, it is important to understand and discuss that as part of the program. I know it takes time to update this stuff, but $139 later I am watching a video that is 22 years old. But hey, you still get WINGS Credit, am I right!?!

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Outstanding and thorough as one can always expect from King Schools
Outstanding and thorough as one can always expect from King Schools

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Very Informative
Very good presentation, I found the material interesting and very well presented.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

extremelly informative
Now I know what to expect on sept 21, feel more confident, I will keep watching it to make sure I know more,,,thank you

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Builds Confidence and Insight
A great Flight Instructor is always learning! With a CFI-A oral and checkride approaching, the wing-warping mystery of the unknown has been finally solved. King's FIPTC has kept the fire for higher learning burning. Because of King's FIPTC, I'm thoroughly prepared and ready for this CFI student's challenging wing-rockin' tasks ahead of the spinner.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course

 

Five Stars-Excellent
All course material was easy to download and the instruction was very informative and actually entertaining.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Passed with "Flying Colors!"
Watched every video in the CFI Practical test series and I passed with flying colors! I had a DPE and he asked some of the exact questions mentioned in the videos such as aerodynamics, flight reviews, and endorsements. King Schools gets an A+ from me.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Fun efficient informative
Highly recomended, fun to watch and really gives the idea of what to expect.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Great Video!
Awesome video instruction, it definitely gives me a good idea on what to expect for the Certified Flight Instructor Check ride. Great work!

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Simple and easy to use.
Simple and easy to use.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Great materials would love to see interactive version
Great materials would love to see interactive version

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

A good example
I love the King video series because it provides a good example of not only what to expect before your checkride, but always gives a good example of how to talk through the checkride and what an examiner is evaluation and thinking.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Great Course
Very informative

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

great
very helpful , great stuff

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Transitioning Military CFII
Website was simple and easy to navigate. A step by step process from introduction through post flight debrief. What a great product!

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Good Approach, Excellent Cours
This course gave me a pretty good feel for what to expect during a single engine CFI check ride with the FAA. For me, it was a confidence builder. I highly recommend it.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Great course
Great set of videos showing you how to go about teaching the examiner how to fly. You obviously need to learn the material elsewhere, but King Schools shows you how to put it all together and what they key points are that should be mentioned.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Good baseline,
Good baseline for the CFI, but this is not a one-stop-shop. You must have done your homework first, and use this as a polishing before the test.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

CFIA Checkride Course
I recommend this course for anyone about to take their CFIA checkride

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Easy to look and listen to!
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Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Good job John
Great videos great instructors great explanation. Thank you king school ??

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Good course
The course were overall good.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

A must have for your CFI exam!
While you need to put in a lot of hours of work to gain the knowledge for your CFI, this course will help put that information in perspective about how it could be asked in an actual check ride. I'd say that you must add this to your library of study materials and reference the videos often to aid in your discussions with your examiner but your future students!

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

over-all good training

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

EXCELLENT COURSE
EXCELLENT WEBSITE EASY TO NAVIGATE.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Great Preparation for CFI Exam

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

3 for 3 after check ride prep
So far so good, if the CFI ride goes as well as my private, instrument, and commercial rides did I'll be thrilled.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Great course
I'm glad I took this course before starting CFI flying training because it highlights the extensive breadth and depth of knowledge required. The discussions are enligthening and the flight videos are very useful in understanding exactly what the FAA is looking for. My only suggestions are that more video could be added from GoPro type cameras mounted externally to the airplane (the videos were made in 1994) and some discussion of what happens next if a pink slip is received. Overall, very good.

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Another well done course.
Another well done course. I feel that once my training is complete and the training/insight I received from your course that I should have no problem passing the CFI checkride. Thank You!!

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

Examiners Are Human Too
Excellent prep for the Flight Instructor Practical Test. The value of the King course is not so much in the actual questions that are asked, but rather in the manner in which they are presented. While the sampling of questions is good, potentially there are thousands of other questions that could be asked, and many of them would be scenario-dependent. It would be impossible to cover them all in a short video course. For me, the value of the course was the portrayal of the examiner as a human being who was willing to engage in some humorous give-and-take that helped to put the examinee at ease in a situation that has some built-in stressors. At the same time, the message to the examinee is clear: Prepare well, know the material, do some practice teaching before the test, and hope the examiner likes your haircut...

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course

 

great foundation
Great foundation for my up coming checkride

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course - Online

 

I have used a lot of King Schools material and I am very happy with the way you teach everything.
I have used a lot of King Schools material and I am very happy with the way you teach everything. I believe I have saved timeand money by using your products and have learned so much!! Thank you!!!!!

     
Flight Instructor FAA Practical Test (Oral Exam & Flight Test) Course

 

 

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