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The Multi-Engine Instructor course equips pilots with the specialized knowledge and instructional techniques necessary to become proficient instructors in multi-engine aircraft operations.


Our Part 61 Multi-Engine Instructor course at Colorado Flight Center is uniquely tailored to provide personalized, one-on-one training between the student and the instructor, ensuring a focused and intensive learning experience. Throughout the course, instructors work closely with each student to develop their expertise in multi-engine aircraft operations and instructional techniques. The curriculum emphasizes hands-on training in the cockpit, allowing students to gain practical experience in teaching multi-engine flight maneuvers, emergency procedures, and advanced systems management. With dedicated attention from experienced instructors, students graduate from the course with the skills and confidence needed to excel as multi-engine flight instructors in the aviation industry.


The Part 61 Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI) course at Colorado Flight Center offers a comprehensive training curriculum designed to prepare pilots for a career as a multi-engine flight instructor. Here's an overview of the curriculum:


Multi-Engine Aircraft Systems:

  • In-depth study of multi-engine aircraft systems including propulsion, electrical, hydraulic, and fuel systems.

  • Hands-on experience with cockpit familiarization and systems operation in multi-engine aircraft.


Multi-Engine Aerodynamics:

  • Advanced study of multi-engine aerodynamics and performance characteristics.

  • Understanding of engine-out procedures, asymmetric thrust management, and critical engine considerations.


Flight Maneuvers and Procedures:

  • Proficiency in multi-engine flight maneuvers such as stalls, steep turns, slow flight, and steep spirals.

  • Practice in advanced maneuvers including engine-out procedures, single-engine approaches, and go-arounds.


Instructional Techniques:

  • Effective instructional methods tailored for multi-engine flight training.

  • Practice in teaching multi-engine flight maneuvers and procedures both in the cockpit and through ground instruction.


Emergency Procedures:

  • Comprehensive training in emergency procedures specific to multi-engine aircraft.

  • Practice scenarios covering engine failures, system malfunctions, and emergency landings.


Risk Management and Decision Making:

  • Development of risk management skills and decision-making processes applicable to multi-engine operations.

  • Scenario-based training to assess and mitigate risks associated with multi-engine flying.


Regulatory Compliance:

  • Understanding of FAA regulations and requirements related to multi-engine flight instruction.

  • Compliance with Part 61 training standards for Multi-Engine Instructor (MEI) certification.


The course emphasizes personalized, one-on-one training between the student and instructor, ensuring focused and intensive learning experiences tailored to individual needs. Students receive dedicated attention from experienced multi-engine instructors, allowing for a thorough understanding of all aspects of multi-engine flying and instruction. Upon completion of the course, students are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to become proficient and effective multi-engine flight instructors in the aviation industry.



  • Valid Driver’s License 

  • Proof of Citizenship (or approved FTSP application) 

  • FAA Medical Certificate

  • Commercial Pilot Certificate, CFI Certificate, Multi-engine rating

  • Most recent 2-4 pages of your logbook

Est. Completion Time: 2 - 4 weeks (3-5 Lessons/wk)

Est. Cost: $8,000 - $10,000 (varies based on experience)

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If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us. We will respond as soon as we can. Thank you for contacting Colorado Flight Center!



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