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Would you like to be the best instructor you can be? Then let me help. My Private Pilot Handbook provides an excellent resource for helping you understand how to present information to your student (it's also great for your CFI checkride prep, too). My How to Fly an Airplane Manual does the same. It's also the perfect book to give to your students before they begin flight training. Its chapters are organized in the order that you typically teach basic flight maneuvers. Assign chapter one, two, three and so on prior to each less and (if the student does the homework) he or she will show up prepared, making your job a lot easier.

Speaking of making your job easier, you definitely want to have your students purchase my Interactive eLearning courses for their own use. Imagine assigning my interactive Cross Country Flight Planning course to your students and having them show up for a lesson with a completed flight log in hand for their first dual cross country flight. That's what these courses can do for you. Finally, if you're interested in teaching ground school, consider purchasing my ground school slides, too. There are over 600 of them that can be used during ground school PowerPoint presentations.

  • Please consider joining my CFI Affiliate Program. I pay a 25% commission on every product your student purchases via your personal link to my site. I regularly pay out thousands of dollars each month to CFIs and I'd love to do the same with you. Sign up here.
  • Take a look at my FREE CFI Teaching tools selection here. You can download these automations to your tablet or iPad and use on the fly with your students.
  • Rod Machado's Private Pilot Handbook (Book or eBook) QUICK VIEW Rod Machado's Private Pilot Handbook (Book or eBook) from $ 49.95

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    Rod Machado’s Private Pilot Handbook – Third Edition, 656 full-color pages, soft cover. Updated to 2021. All Products Meet New Test Standards! Click video icon to left to learn how to access your...
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  • Rod Machado's How to Fly an Airplane Handbook (Book or eBook) QUICK VIEW Rod Machado's How to Fly an Airplane Handbook (Book or eBook) from $ 44.95

    Rod Machado's How to Fly an Airplane Handbook (Book or eBook)

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    *Rod Machado’s How to Fly an Airplane Handbook - 510 full-color pages. *All Products Meet New Test Standards! Updated to 2021.*All eBooks are viewable on any device that reads PDFs.*Your eBooks are...
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    Private Pilot Flight Training Syllabus for Instructors and Students Copyright 2020/Updated to 2021 I'd like to offer you my FREE Private Pilot Flight Training Syllabus. It is completely FREE (so is the...
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