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Not your ordinary FIRC. Learn how, not just what, to teach as a professional CFI!
Not your ordinary FIRC. Don't just memorize a textbook; learn to be a professional CFI.
Date and Time:
Saturday, May 18, 2013, starting at 08:15 Eastern Daylight Time Download Calendar File
Tyra Cerny, Scott Johnson
Brief Description:

This is 2-Day weekend course for Certificated Flight Instructors who wish to renew their certificates via a Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC). Initial CFI candidates should attend in preparation for the Practical & Oral Examinations.

This course will also provide CFI candidates with the knowledge to pass the FAA Knowledge Test for the Fundamentals of Instruction (FOI).  This is a unique, peer learning, FIRC.  Catch up on the latest changes in regulations, flight instruction, and aviation safety.

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Location of Seminar:
KSGS Fleming Field S. St Paul Airport Arrivals & Departures Bldg
1725 Henry Ave
Conference Room
South Saint Paul, MN 55075
Directions to Venue:
Classes will be held in the South Saint Paul airport arrivals and departures building conference room.

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Fly-in Seminar?:
30 seats at the facility, 27 remaining for online registration.
Registration Information:
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Contact Information:
Scott Johnson
Phone: 612-386-1120
Additional Event Information & Acknowledgement of Industry Sponsor(s):

This is a Nationally Scheduled, FAA Approved, Industry Conducted Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC).

The course will be taught by Scott Johnson, the 2011 Great Lakes Region FAA Safety Team Representative of the year and Tyra Cerny, the 2012 Minnesota FAASTeam Representative of the year.  It may include other instructors, CFI Interns, and guest speakers who work as professional pilots or designated pilot examiners. 

This course has a cost.  For additional inforamtion, contact Scott Johnson at (612) 386-1120.  Course fee is due on, or before, the first class session.  Please contact Scott Johnson, or see the web link below, for details.  Register and pay your course fees in advance and receive a 20% discount.

Individual instruction will be available outside of class, for an additional fee, if needed.  The course materials are the 2013 Gleim CFI course and syllabi, FAR AIM and the new FAA Handbooks on Flight Instructing and Risk Management.  Textbooks ordered through Stick-n-Rudder Flight Training receive free shipping.

Additional information is available on-line at http://www.sticknrudder.com/schedules.html 

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AMT/WINGS credit is available for this program. If you wish to receive credit for attending this seminar please pre-register at this site. When you pre-register for seminars, you insure that credit is correctly applied to you. When you attend the program a credit sheet will be available at the registration desk. The credit sheet is what actually gets you credit for attending the event. Make sure you initial it next to your name. You may also obtain credit by adding your name and email address to the credit sheet at the seminar, but if you do this, please make sure that the email address you use is registered on www.faasafety.gov. You must have an email address to receive credit.

For more information on the new AMT/WINGS programs, click on AMT or WINGS Pilot Proficiency Program on the www.faasafety.gov site, or ask a FAASTeam Representative for assistance with the program.

Equal Access Information:
The FAA Safety Team (FAASTeam) is committed to providing equal access to this meeting/event for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please communicate your request as soon as possible with the person in the “Contact Information” area of the meeting/event notice. Note that two weeks is usually required to arrange services.
Credit Applicability:
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 2
1 Credit for Basic Knowledge Topic 3
Advanced WINGS
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 1
1 Credit for Advanced Knowledge Topic 2
Master WINGS
1 Credit for Master Knowledge Topic 1
1 Credit for Master Knowledge Topic 2
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