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CFI, MEI, & CFII PTS Lesson Plans (Preview)This download includes our: CFI, MEI, and CFII Lesson Plan eBooksCompare all of our Lesson Plans and Packages Features Save months of time...
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The Whole Shebang (Preview)This package includes: our CFI, MEI, & CFII Lesson Plan eBooks; our Private, Instrument, and Commercial ACS Lesson Plan eBooks, and The BSP Reference CardCompare all of...
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New Release, On Sale Now!This download includes: our Private, Instrument, & Commercial ACS eBooksCompare all of our Lesson Plans and Packages Features Save months of time and frustration Your lessons...
CFI PTS Lesson Plans eBook (Preview)This download includes our: CFI Lesson Plan eBookCompare all of our Lesson Plans and Packages Features Save months of time and frustration Your lessons are...
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Private Pilot ACS eBook (Preview)This download includes: our Private Pilot ACS Lesson Plan eBookCompare all of our Lesson Plans and Packages Features Save months of time and frustration Your lessons...
Overview Our new Instrument ACS lesson plans cover both the Knowledge and Risk Management sections of each task in the FAA's Instrument Rating ACS. Thorough and organized, our ACS lessons...
New Release, On Sale Now! (Reg. $19)This download includes: Our newest eBook covering the Commercial Pilot Airman Certification Standards! Features Save months of time and frustration Your lessons are complete!...
What an excellent resource....well designed and well thought-out! Highly recommended.
These lesson plans not only saved me time but I learned a lot while adjusting them to my liking. They are easy to change and make your own. Plus the reference card I got in the mail is awesome too!
This is a very thorough product. I have not been through all of the pages yet, however a quick glance through the material shows the great level of detail each subject has.
Hey - wanted to write you a quick note to say you produce an EXCELLENT product and I’m really pleased how up to date you keep it too. I have used your lessons plans for my MEI, CFI, and going to take my CFII check ride on Monday. They are a great teaching resource as well as a refresher for me. I keep them on my iPad and will refer to them often. A lot of time went into these I can tell and they are incredibly detailed and perfectly formatted.
These saved me so much time and effort! Thanks very much.
I can't believe they sell these lesson plans for this cheap. Very thorough and exactly what I needed
Great compilation of material. Extremely helpful.
Great lesson plan
Got the whole shebang. Passed my cfi initial first try. Good lessons just needed to change some stuff around for the 172rg.
I just passed my CFI-A checkride with these lesson plans. They saved me a huge amount of time in preparation. I would recommend modifying them to your specific aircraft, including v-speeds, emergencys, systems and maneuvers, but that's to be expected. Overall a great value and a great buy!
Great product! Keep up the great work!
Perfect adherence to the ACS (where available) and to the PTS otherwise. They are complete and will help pass a check ride and teach into the future
The Backseat Pilot lesson plans are simply some of the best money you will spend in aviation! They are incredibly comprehensive and the ebook is a fantastic format, allowing easy and efficient access on your iPad. These lesson plans have literally saved me hundreds of hours. They are not simply to pass the checkride, I know I'll be referring to them throughout my flying career. I bought the "Whole Shebang", and it was well worth it. The BSP reference card is the best I have seen, and is definitely a permanent addition to my knee board.
After searching for the better part of a year for a solid 'kit' to start my Initial CFI from, I found "The Backseat Pilot". I can count on one hand the number of product reviews I have written online... I am rarely so impressed with a product/service and its value that I am willing to write anything.
But... "The Backseat Pilot" kits are different - they are all EXCEPTIONALLY well written, well researched and great as a basis for an expanded kit of your own making or as complete standalone options.
The Whole Shebang is without a doubt one of the BEST VALUES in all of aviation!
I used the ASE CFI kit for my Initial CFI and passed without a hitch the FIRST TIME!
Just buy them - you won't regret it!
Materials were high quality and met all expectations. Thanks guys!
I was having trouble trying to put my thoughts together. Using these I was able to make the lesson plans I need to complete my MEI. Very good job Backseat Pilot!
Has all the right things in a quick reference guide!!
Thank you so much for this, You save months of my valuable time..
Thank you so much for this, You same months of my valuable time..
This is Awesome.
I'm in the middle of CFI initial training, and my instructor high recommended BSP materials. I just bought the whole bundle figuring I could use them for a while. So far they're great and they stick right to the PTS requirements. Glad y'all exist! I also love the fact that I get the lessons in word document form so I can customize them to how I'm going to teach and to also update them as well.
I could not create better more thorough lesson plan than these! I have used the CFI lesson plans for close to a year and I am completely satisfied with the layout and content. I recently purchased the CFII lessons plans and have not yet put them to use but I have no hesitation in thinking they will be equally as complete as the CFI.
I am a B777 Captain for a major airline and have been out of GA flight instructing for some time and allowed my certificates to expire. I bought some of your material to prep for reinstating my CFI, CFII etc. and so far I really like it. Keep up the good work.
This was extremely helpful when studying for my MEI and will probably be helpful going forth as an instructor.
Back seat pilot lectures are great! This seems to have all the info I need to get ready for MEI add on. I wish I had found this when I did my original CFI and CFII. I'm certainly going to tell my students to check this out when they're ready for CFI!
Very well researched and presented. Able to use them for my up coming CFI training....
The lessons plans are thorough and well written. The inclusion of an editable .doc copy is what really sets Backseat Pilot apart. It is important for me to be able to edit and include things that help personalize the flow of the information for my own use. Also I'd like to mention the awesome customer service that comes with the lessons. I lost my original files but was provided a fresh download link without any issues. I'm very pleased and I'm certain to come back for the CFII plans when it's time.
Great lesson plans for the pilot that has been flying for years that wants to get there CFI or MEI done.
We do the work to keep your lessons up to date! All of our ACS eBooks (Private, Instrument and the new Commercial eBook) have been updated to the new ACS documents released June 12, 2017. Log in to your account to access the downloads.
Our lesson plans have been updated to reflect the FAA's change to the ICAO Flight Plan procedures (expected June 5th). And, with the release of the new Commercial, Private and Instrument ACS documents, we're working on new Commercial lessons and updating the Private and Instrument lesson plan eBooks!