Teach the Next Generation of Pilots

There is no better way to learn more about any subject, especially flying, than to teach it to others. You can do this as a Certified Flight Instructor. Be a part of the team that molds and trains the next generation of pilots. Under the guidance of the professionals at Kilo Charlie Aviation. You can earn certifications for:

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You are already a seasoned pilot. We now work with you to learn the teaching techniques that produce the best pilots.

CFII—Increase your marketability as a flight instructor by earning a certification to teach instrument rating.

MEI—Add multi-engine capabilities to your existing CFI certificate. Kilo Charlie provides all the necessary ground and flight instruction for this elite level of instructor.

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Basic Requirements

  • Must be 18 years old

  • Possess a Private Pilot’s License.
  • Possess Instrument Rating certification.
  • Possess a commercial pilot license.
  • Have logged 250 hours of flight time.
  • Log at least 15 hours of being in command of a pilot.
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Instruction Programs

  • 10 Day Certified Flight Instructor Course (CFI)

  • Certified Flight Instructor—Instrument (CFII)

  • Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI)

10 Day Certified Flight Instructor Course (CFI)

This Part 61 accelerated CFI course takes just ten days at Kilo Charlie Aviation. Upon completion, you will have all necessary training and endorsements, and will be eligible for your CFI initial checkride!  After passing the test you will be a Certified Flight Instructor, able to pass your knowledge on to others. An instrument instructor add-on course is available in an additional five days.

  • As much as 80 hours of ground and flight instruction. 
  • As much as 10 hours of flight training.
  • Spin endorsement.
  • Use of aircraft for checkride flight (up to 2 hours).
  • Endorsement for CFI initial checkride.


Cost: $11,000

Certified Flight Instructor—Instrument (CFII)

If you opt for the Part 61 accelerated CFII as an add-on to the CFI course, it increases the course to up to five days.

  • As much 24 hours of instructor time if needed.
  • As much as 8 hours flight time if needed.
  • Up to 5 hours of Redbird FMX training.
  • Use of Kilo Charlie Aviation aircraft for checkride flight (up to 2 hours).


CFII Only: $6,000
CFII Course if bundled with CFI: $5,500

Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI)

The Multi-Engine Instructor course duration and pricing depends on your experience. You need 15 hours of multi-engine airplane pilot in command time to be eligible for the checkride.

  • Ground and flight instruction.
  • As much as 80 hours of instructor time.
  • As much as 19 hours flight training.
  • Six hours Redbird FMX training.
  • Use of aircraft for checkride flight (up to 4 hours).
  • Endorsement for CFI initial checkride.


MEI Initial Full Course Investment: $12,500 – Please note if you already have your CFI Initial, you do not need the full MEI course. We can customize a course to get your MEI within a week!

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Matthew Alexander
Matthew Alexander
As Kilo Charlie’s Marketing Coordinator, Matt and his team of training advisors are your guide to beginning your journey into the world of aviation. Regardless of your background, they will assist you in charting a course to achieving your aviation dreams.

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Our goal at Kilo Charlie is not only to be the best flight school in the Midwest, but the preferred flight school of pilots all over the U.S., and all over the world. Visit us today. We’ll show you why we are the fastest-growing flight school in the area