Advanced Education

Ready to take your free flight career to the next level?

Who are the people behind the ratings and special skills? Instructors, Mentors, Observers, and Administrators! Here are some resources for advanced educational topics.

Become an Instructor - Do you have what it takes to teach others to fly? Learn more about the requirements for becoming an USHPA certified Instructor.

Become a Mentor - Are you interested in helping new pilots become great pilots? 

Become an Observer - Are there no instructors in your area and you're willing to assist with the tests and observed tasks required for new ratings and skills?

Become an Administrator - The USHPA ratings and proficiency programs rely on responsible pilots stepping up to administer the various programs.


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