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Flight training in part 141 and part 61; experiences and differences.

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Hello everyone,

To begin with, I have my flight instructor hiring interview soon next week, and in pursuit of preparation for my HR, I would like to ask you of what you think and some feedbacks to shed some lights on my interview questions.

I finished my flight training through Commercial in part 141 university, and did my CFII, and CFI in part 61.

I recently applied for flight instructor position at university, and I am sure they are definitely going to ask why I did my CFI under part 61; outside the school.

I know I had lot of new experiences from 61 and surroundings but feel like need more ideas to put in and make it a firm answer to convince them that I am smart enough to be selected for flight instructor.

 

Thank you, you feed backs and comments are welcome !

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    John D Collins on Mar 21, 2016

    As someone who used to hire instructors, that would not be one of my questions as I would consider it irrelevant. The rating is the same and you have to pass the same knowledge and practical tests. Usually training under part 141 has advantages to the student in that the experience requirements are often significantly lower. It is a very structured program with little flexibility. Often a pilot with existing experience will find it personally advantageous to train under the more flexible part 61. I presume you did so because it fit your needs, what more, if anything needs to be said.

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