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The CFI Lesson Plans Book is a comprehensive guide designed to assist Certified Flight Instructors (CFIs) in effectively delivering aviation training to their students. This meticulously crafted resource offers a wide range of lesson plans, instructional strategies, and teaching techniques to ensure a structured and organized approach to flight training.


Key Features: Comprehensive Lesson Plans: The book includes a collection of detailed and well-structured lesson plans covering various stages of flight training, from introductory lessons to advanced maneuvers. Each lesson plan outlines specific objectives, content, and activities to guide CFIs in delivering effective instruction.


  • Adaptable Content: Recognizing the diverse learning styles and needs of students, the lesson plans offer flexibility, allowing CFIs to tailor the content to their students' skill levels and progression. The book provides guidance on modifying and customizing lesson plans to suit individual learning preferences.


  • Cross-Referenced Resources: The lesson plans book includes references to additional resources such as textbooks, instructional videos, and online materials, enriching the learning experience for students. CFIs can easily integrate these resources into their lessons to provide comprehensive and engaging instruction.


  • Practical Tips and Suggestions: Throughout the book, practical tips and suggestions are interspersed to enhance teaching effectiveness. These insights, based on the author's extensive experience as a CFI, offer valuable guidance on student engagement, effective communication, and teaching strategies.


  • Regulatory Compliance: The lesson plans align with the latest Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations and guidelines, ensuring compliance and providing CFIs with a reliable resource for teaching within the legal framework. The Lesson Plan Book provided by Heading 101 LLC is a study and teaching resource only and is not endorsed by the FAA. Users should always reference official FAA resources for accurate and up-to-date information on aviation regulations and procedures


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Table of Contents 


  1. I.A Human Behavior and Effective Communication 1
  2. I.B The Learning Process 13 I.C The Teaching Process 27
  3. I.D Assessment and Critique 37
  4. I.E Aviation Instructor Responsibilities and Professionalism 47
  5. I.F Techniques of Flight Instruction 57
  6. I.G Risk Management 67




  1. II.A Aeromedical Factors 77 II.B Runway Incursion Avoidance 89
  2. II.C Visual Scanning and Collision Avoidance 99
  3. II.D Principles of Flight (Lesson 1) 109
  4. II.D Principles of Flight (Lesson 2) 113
  5. II.E Airplane Flight Controls 127
  6. II.F Airplane Weight and Balance 137
  7. II.G Navigation & Flight Planning 147
  8. II.H Night Operations 169
  9. II.I High Altitude Operations 179
  10. II.J 14 CFR and Publications 187
  11. II.K National Airspace System 197
  12. II.L Navigation Systems and Radar Services 205
  13. II.M Logbook Entries and Certificate Endorsements 215




  1. III.A Certificates and Documents 225
  2. III.B Weather Information 239
  3. III.C Operations of Systems (Cessna 172-S) 255
  4. III.C Operations of Systems (Cirrus SR20) 273
  5. III.D Performance and Limitations 293
  6. III.E Airworthiness Requirements 303




  1. Mnemonics – I. Fundamentals of Instructing 317
  2. Mnemonics – II. Technical Subject Areas 323
  3. Mnemonics – III. Preflight Preparation 324
  4. Abbreviations Index 325
  5. References 331


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