Useful publications, forms, and endorsement information for the certified flight instructor (CFI) and the certified flight instructor – sport (CFIS) instructing in airplane light-sport aircraft (LSA).
FAA Form 8710-11, Airman Certificate and/or Rating Application
This document includes FAA For 8710-11, which must be completed any time you recommend a student for a checkride — or need to renew your flight instructor certificate. It includes the FAA’s instructions for completing the form. FAA Form 8710-11 (.pdf)
Proficiency Check Procedures for Obtaining Additional Category/Class Sport Pilot Privileges
For flight instructors conduction proficiency check in accordance with 14 CFR 61.321 and 61.419. Includes definition of the difference between a proficiency check and a practical test. Proficiency Check Procedures (.pdf)
Sport Pilot Program Flight Instructor Duties and Responsibilities
Outlines the duties and responsiblities of a flight instructor in the sport pilot program. CFI Duties (MS Power Point)
Light-Sport Certification Eligibility, Training and Testing Requirements
Outlines the certification, eligibility, training and testing requirements of sport pilots flying light-sport aircraft. Sport Pilot Requirements (.pdf)
FSDO Appointed Designated Pilot Examiners
National Examiner Board – Designated Pilot Examiner Candidate
Application to become a light-sport standardization board-designated pilot examiner candidate.
FAA 8710-12 (.pdf)