FAA Part-61 Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) | Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Course information

Course Start Dates

On this page, you can find information about costs, pre-entry requirements, and the FAA Part 61 Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) course offered by OSM Aviation Academy.


The start dates are at the moment flexible, please contact us for more information.

Career Selector - Flight Instructor

OSM Aviation Academy offers a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)  training course which includes practical and theoretical training required for pilots to become a CFI in accordance with FAA Part-61. 

Training plan and duration

The FAA Part-61 Certified Flight Instructor training course is estimated to take 1 month and requires full attendance during this period. During the period, we can offer you group housing, follow-ups on progress, and administrative and educational assistance during the whole period. 


  • 20 hours of personalized ground training
  • 5 hours Pre/Post-flight briefings 
  • 15 hours dual flight training in a C172 SP



The student must have an approved FAA First Class Medical and TSA approved confirmation email (non-US citizens) before the first flying lesson.

Documentation required

  • Passport
  • Medical Certificate
  • Student application form
  • Authorization from your parents if you are under 18 years old.




An initial payment of 30% of the total cost must be made before the initial course staring date on students´ application form.

Additional Expenses

  • First Class Medical Certificate
  • CFI Checkride
  • FOI Aeronautical Knowledge Test
  • CFI Aeronautical Knowledge Test

*Prices are estimated on the minimum hour requirement to complete the required training. It is not guaranteed you will complete your training in the number of hours or time frame stated. In some cases, additional training may be required for you to complete. Should you exit any flight/ground hours or require additional accommodations, you will be responsible for additional costs.

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