Designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance
instructors, this Aviation Instructorﾒs Handbook was developed by
the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in cooperation with aviation educators
and industry to help beginning instructors understand and apply the fundamentals
of instruction. This handbook provides up-to-date information on learning and
teaching, and how to relate this information to the task of teaching
aeronautical knowledge and skills to students. Experienced aviation instructors
will also find the information useful for improving their effectiveness in
training activities. This book is a key reference tool to all the information
necessary for operating as an authorized flight instructor and passing the
Fundamentals of Instructing FAA Knowledge Exam.
Subjects covered include human behavior, the learning process, effective
communication, the teaching process, assessments, planning instruction activity,
instructor responsibilities, techniques of flight instruction, and risk
management. Appendices include a comprehensive bibliography of references,
information on how to develop a test item bank, certificates and ratings
endorsements, personal minimums checklist, flight instructor endorsements, and
relationships of decision-making models. Newly illustrated with full-color
drawings and photographs.
Softcover, 8.25"x10.75", 226 pages.
Lesson plan samples available from the FAA as a
free download here.