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How to find a CFI in my area

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Is there a source to locate a CFI in an area besides FAA.gov?

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  1. Kris Kortokrax on Apr 07, 2017

    If I were looking for a CFI in my area, I would begin my search by driving to the nearest GA airport and visitng the FBOs.

    Otherwise, one could conceivably use Google to search for flight school listings nearby.

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  2. fugae fuit malleator on Apr 07, 2017

    Here is another way. http://www.nafinet.org/member_directory.aspx


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  3. Mark Kolber on Apr 08, 2017

    There are multiple websites that have lists of CFIs in an area. fugae mentioned NAFI. There is also SAFE http://www.safepilots.org/member-profiles/find-a-safe-educator/, as well as other listings from commercial entities such as the Gold Seal Online flight school, http://www.faa-ground-school.com/# (click on “Find a CFI” in the top right). And, of course, there’s always a simple Google search.

    But if you are starting out, Kris’ advice is best. Find some flight schools at an airport near you and visit.

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