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Flight Instructors

Experience, Skills, and Personality Traits

Several years of experience as a pilot are needed to be eligible to become a flight instructor. In addition to physical and intellectual requirements, flight instructors need to be calm, have excellent judgment, have good character, be able to deal well with people, and, of course, have a love of flying. Other important traits include strong communication and teaching skills, self confidence, and a willingness to continue to learn throughout their careers. 

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