FAA Part 61

CFI Instrument

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

Course information

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

The start dates are flexible, contact us to find a suitable course start date for your needs.

Training location | Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Training plan

The FAA Part 61 Certified Flight Instructor Instrument 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.


  • 10 hours of personalized ground training
  • 2 hours Pre/Post-flight briefings
  • 10 hours dual flight training in a C172 SP G1000


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

Required documents

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

Price and payment

3,199 USD*

An initial payment of 30% of the total cost must be made before the course start date.

Additional expenses

  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • CFI-I Checkride
  • CFI-I 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 require additional flight/ground hours and/or accommodation, you will be responsible to cover those costs.