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CFI looking to add on a CFII

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I'm looking to add a CFII rating on to my CFI.  My question is do I need to take the Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane "FII" written test or do I need to take the Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane (added rating) "AIF"

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  1. Kris Kortokrax on Dec 22, 2012

    If you hold Flight Instructor Instrument Helicopter or Powered Lift and are adding Instrument Airplane, you take AIF.

    If you do not hold any Instrument rating on your Flight Instructor certificate, you take FII.

    Your flight instructor should know this.

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  2. Ami Hendel on Dec 26, 2012

    I agree with Kris. You will need to take your FII which is just like the Instrument written only less questions….

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