Certified Flight Instructor-Instrument (CFII) Additional Rating Course

The Certified Flight Instructor Instrument (CFII) Additional Rating Course adds flight instructor privileges for instrument instruction in rotorcraft-helicopter to your existing flight instructor instrument certificate. While not required for employment as a flight instructor, having a CFII makes you highly marketable as a job candidate. This course is taught in the R44 helicopter.

Enrollment Prerequisites

  • Must have a FAA Commercial Pilot license in helicopters
  • Must have completed the Instrument Course
  • Must hold at least a current third class medical certificate

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Read, speak, write and understand English

* Hours are based on Part 141 FAA minimums, not average completion times. Prices for books & supplies, the knowledge test, the FAA’s practical test and your medical certificate may vary.   

For pilots with previous helicopter experience, Part 61 is a option with a tailored curriculum based on your needs. Please call for additional details and pricing.

R-44 students must be under 300 lbs flight weight.


R44 Helicopter

COURSE COMPONENT HOURS RATE TOTAL
Flight Instruction 15.0 $575 $8,625
Ground Instruction 15.0 $50 $750
Certified Flight Instructor-Instrument (CFII) Additional Rating Course Total $9,375