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What steps must a ground instructor take to become a full CFI?

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If I am a Basic Ground Instructor, what do I need to do to become a CFI (assume I have instrument, and commercial ratings already)?

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  1. Matthew Waugh on Jul 29, 2010

    You need to pass the appropriate knowledge test, although you do not need to repeat the Fundamentals of Instruction, your BGI proves you’ve been there and done that.

    Then you need to pass the appropriate practical test. Most (all?) CFI initial practical tests are given by the FAA these days, so you’ll definitely want to plug into the local “buzz” on how your FSDO is handling checkrides.

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