Build experience while you train fellow pilots

The Class Rating Instructor (CRI) course is the first and easier way to add flight experience to your logbook before applying to an Airline.

Get your career started

Flight instruction can be an entry job into aviation, looking for transition to the airlines, or become a long-term job if your vocation is Aviation training.

Time building

As a Flight Instructor, you will build in short time a big amount of experience in your logbook, saving you a lot of money.


The purpose of this course is to train aircraft license holders up to the level of proficiency in FCL.920 and appropriate to the CRI.

It must enable the student to develop the necessary instructional techniques required for a class rating or type of non-complex and non-high-performance single-pilot aircraft.

If you are looking for a job in a flight school to build flight time as a Flight Instructor this course is for you.

  • 25 hours of instruction
  • 10 hours of technical training
  • Review of technical knowledge
  • Preparation of lesson plans
  • Development of pedagogical activities in the classroom/simulator
  • 25 hours of teaching and learning instruction

The approximate duration of the course is 9 weeks, allowing the student to complete the ground school and flight training simultaneously. The course schedule will be established based on at least 3 students enrolled per course.


Applicants must comply with the following:

For multi-engine aircraft

  • 500 flight hours as an aircraft pilot
  • 30 hours as pilot-in-command in the applicable class or type

For single-engine aircraft:

  • 300 flight hours as an aircraft pilot
  • 30 hours as pilot-in-command in the applicable class or type


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About Barcelona Flight School

Barcelona Flight School is an Authorized Training Organization by the Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea under EASA Part-FCL with the ATO number E-ATO-037 with over 60 years of experience providing flight training to future pilots.

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