King Schools Offers Free TSA Course for CFIs

Certified flight instructors now have a new option for renewing their annual Transportation Security Administration requirement through King Schools.

TSA Security Awareness Training for CFIs is a free course designed to help flight instructors with the recurrent TSA training in the year between the Flight Instructor Refresher Course (FIRC), which includes the required training.

The TSA Security Awareness Training for CFIs course is structured into several segments with a few pages of information followed by quizzes to ensure that the student has understood the material. Instructors can access the course on a computer or tablet as long as it is connected to the Internet. In addition to providing a TSA-acceptable completion certificate, the course qualifies for credit toward the FAA Safety Team's WINGS – Pilot Proficiency Program. The WINGS credit is automatically submitted to the FAA upon completion of the course.

You can access the free course at

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Pia Bergqvist joined FLYING in December 2010. A passionate aviator, Pia started flying in 1999 and quickly obtained her single- and multi-engine commercial, instrument and instructor ratings. After a decade of working in general aviation, Pia has accumulated almost 3,000 hours of flight time in nearly 40 different types of aircraft.

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