Human Behavior and Effective Communication

Task A:    Human Behavior and Effective Communication References: FAA-H-8083-25 (Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge) FAA-H-8083-3 (Airplane Flying Handbook) FAA-H-8083-9B (Flight Instructor’s Handbook) AC 61-65 (Certification: Pilots and Ground Instructors) Objective:     To determine that the applicant exhibits instructional knowledge of human behavior and effective communication and how these impact effective learning by describing:   Definitions of […]

CFI Professionalism

While what defines a “professional pilot” or “professional CFI” is rather vague, there are a few examples or definitions you should know for your written exam: A professional CFI should be honest and direct. Anything less than sincere performance by the CFI is quickly detected and destroys instructor effectiveness. Students cannot be confident in an […]