Designed for ground instructors, flight instructors, and aviation maintenance instructors, this Aviation Instructors 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.
Fill-in-PDF lesson plans available from the FAA as a free download from ASA here.