FIRC Review

Discussion in 'Pilot Training' started by mscard88, Sep 5, 2017.

  1. mscard88

    mscard88 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    FWIW and anyone interested. I just completed Gleim's FIRC which has been updated. Much improved. I tried AOPA's 2 years ago and it was good also. All of them probably are. Here's my review comments:

    Dear Mark,
    Thank you for taking the time to write us with your impressions of
    Gleim's Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC). Believe me when I say
    we do not take praise casually. Your satisfaction is our goal. It is our
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    for the time spent using Gleim products and services. I appreciate you
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    Thanks again, fly safely and have a great day.
    Sirinity Zimmermann, ACR/AGI/IGI


    Name: Mark xxxxxxxx
    Time Spent: Excellent
    Amount Learned: Excellent
    Chance to repurchase: Good
    Chance to recommend: Good
    Overall rating: Excellent

    I have used Gleim's FIRC numerous times, and this version is very good and an improvement over the previous versions. I especially liked the references (links) that one just clicks on to find additional information and/or to enhance knowledge of various topics. I have added many of these to a folder for my CFI activities and reference. The course is a good overview of what a CFI should have knowledge of and what to teach. The course, I believe, encourages areas a CFI should study that they are perhaps weak or require refreshing in, such as the links for faasafety.gov courses. I plan are hitting a few of these myself. Overall, a very good course that CFIs will learn what they should be teaching, where to find additional information for the student as well as a CFI, and the invaluable reference links provided in the course. I enjoyed the course, learned a few new (and old) things, recognized areas I need further study in myself, and would gladly recommend the FIRC to other CFIs. Thank you.
     
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  2. Ravioli

    Ravioli Ejection Handle Pulled PoA Supporter

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    [Picking myself from the floor] Card likes something that could not have possibly included boobies?

    The times they are a changin' :)
     
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    I use AceCFI. It was the cheapest FIRC I could find. All of them are boring.
     
  4. mscard88

    mscard88 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Hey gotta be serious once in awhile. ;)
     
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