B737 Synthetic Flight Instructor Course (SFI)

The Initial B737 Synthetic Flight Instructor Course (SFI), is designed to train you to the level of proficiency necessary, to enable you operate as SFI on B737 . The course is designed to give adequate training to the applicant in theoretical knowledge instruction; flight instruction and synthetic flight instruction in order to instruct for B737 trainings. The training can be offer in both B737CL and B737NG, upon request.

2 weeks


35 hours


10 hours

Next intake

Upon Request

What are the entry requirements in the B737 Synthetic Flight Instructor Course (SFI) ?

In order to ensure consistent proficiency at the end of the course, certain qualifications are required for entry.

  1. Hold (or have held) a CPL(A) or ATPL(A) in the appropriate aircraft category
  2. Have completed within a period of 12 months a proficiency check as set out in Appendix I to PART FCL on a flight simulator of the applicable type
  3. Have completed 1500 hours flight time as a pilot on multi-pilot airplanes
  4. Have been as an observer in 3 route sectors on the flight deck of the applicable aircraft type or have completed 2 line orientated flight training based simulator sessions conducted by qualified flight crew on the flight deck of the applicable type. These simulator sessions shall include 2 flights between 2 different aerodromes with duration of at least 2 hours each, and the associated preflight planning and debriefing.

What does the B737 Synthetic Flight Instructor Course (SFI) include?


The B737 Initial SFI Course, comprises of 3 phases in total:

  1. Theoretical Knowledge Instruction of 35 hours in total. During this phase, you will attend the 25 hours Core Course – Teaching & Learning – as well as the Technical Training, which has a duration of 10 hours.
  2. The Simulator Training, comprises of 10 hours of Full Flight Simulator (FFS).
  3. At the end of your course, you will have to pass an Assessment of Competence (AoC) on B737 FFS, by an Type Rating Examiner.

How much does the B737 Synthetic Flight Instructor Course (SFI) cost?

TAE Aviation Academy offers a training package which includes the planning, fees and administration of the course. More analytically:

  • Training Material
  • Theoretical Ground School
  • Simulator Training
  • TRI’s fees & expenses for both the Ground School and the Simulator training
  • TRE’s fees & expenses
  • Administration support and relevant certification issuance

The EASA Initial B737 SFI Course cost depends on the location of the simulator training, as well as the number of participants. Please contact one of our experts to get more information on the pricing of the B737 SFI Course.

Do you offer B737 SFI Course, approved by DGCA or other ICAO CAAs?

TAE Aviation Academy S.A., offers tailored type rating solutions for individuals or Airline Companies. DGCA approved courses are also provided, as well as from other Civil Aviation Authorities worldwide. If you have any inquiry, our team of experts, would be glad to guide you accordingly.

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