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FAA Career CFI Flight Instructor

Skyborne Airline Academy
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida
24 days ago

Company Description

Skyborne Values

In the ever-changing world of pilot training, standing still is not an option. Underpinning our pioneering spirit is an innate desire to continuously evolve. Our innovative approach challenges the norms of standard training, and as a result we deliver excellence to trainees and customer airlines alike.

Be part of Skyborne, the world’s leading airline academy. Lead change, bring your ideas, ingenuity, and determination and make a real difference, in return you will enjoy the most competitive salary package and benefits, career security and flexibility, set in beautiful and thriving parts of the world, in state-of-the-art facilities.

We’re not just an airline academy; we’re a movement, and we want you to be part of it.

Job Description

Skyborne Opportunity

We are looking for skilled and talented Career Flight Instructors who are responsible for teaching students how to fly in a variety of settings using methods that include textbook education, simulators, and live flight training. Career minded candidates who’s wanting stability and delivering achievable student flying goals.

If you thrive in a dynamic environment, enjoy working with people and are motivated by delivering excellence, then we could be a good fit for you, and you for us.

  • Flight training of independent and contract students as assigned.
  • Conduct flight training in accordance with FARs and SAA course outline or contract training course, as appropriate.
  • Maintain accurate logbook records of assigned students and they are scheduled for stage checks in a timely manner.
  • Manage assigned students training within syllabus and the schedule.
  • Maintain currency in all procedures and regulations.
  • Maintain recency in accordance with FAR 61.57 on file with instructor records.
  • Adhere to SOP's and regulations.
  • Complete initial Instructor standardization in accordance with FAR 141.79.
  • Complete annual recurrent instructor standardization in accordance with FAR 141.
  • Complete periodic Line Checks/Evaluation Flights as required.
  • Participate and promote the safety culture, reporting all aviation safety related issues via the feedback system, and adhere to the processes related to accomplishing goals.
  • Perform Non-EOC and EOC stage checks.
  • Other tasks assigned by the Program Manager, Chief Instructor, and/or Center Director.


Professional requirements are as follows:

Please check the desired qualifications from the information below to ensure you meet the minimum criteria before applying. Ideal candidate looking for long term employment within desired field.

  • Effective communication skills, along with a positive and professional attitude.
  • Well organised and analytical, with the ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities.
  • Fluency in English, through both verbal and written communications; able to speak, understand, read, and write.
  • Ability to interact with various levels of management in a professional manner.
  • Ability to interact with varied customer base (current and/or prospective) while providing high level of customer service.
  • Ability to adapt to changing schedules and high-pressure situations.
  • Ability to use classroom equipment as necessary.
  • Commercial Pilot Certificate and valid Flight Instructor Certificates.
  • First, Second- or Third-Class Medical Certificate.
  • Recency of experience in accordance with FAR 61.57.
  • Minimum of 2000 hours total time and 1000 dual given.
  • CFIA, CFII and Commercial Multi-Engine ratings.
  • MEI preferred. 

Additional Information


  • Full Time Position
  • Annual salary range $75,000 (DOE) 
  • Additional sign-on bonus, $10k after the first two years and $15k after five years of employment
  • Relocation assistance $2k
  • Health Insurance (medical, dental and vision)
  • 401k Investment
  • PTO - 18 days, plus 5-Sick Days
  • Holidays - 9 days

This is an opportunity not to be missed. If you want to take your career to heights you never thought possible, then we want to meet you. 



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