I am a CFI. What do I need to do to become a CAP Flight Instructor?


CAP Instructor pilot qualifications can be found in CAPR 70-1, in general however to become a:

CAP Instructor Pilot.
(1) Qualified CAP VFR pilot in the aircraft model flown if a corporate CAP aircraft.
(2) Qualified IAW FAA regulations to operate as an Instructor in the CAP aircraft flown.
(3) Satisfactorily complete an instructor endorsement on a CAPF 5 within the preceding 12 calendar months and be appointed in Ops Quals as a CAP instructor pilot by the wing or region commander, National Commander, or their designee.

CAP Check Pilot.
(1) Qualified as a CAP instructor pilot in the CAP aircraft flown. Only the or National Commander or designee may waive this requirement to cover unusual circumstances; the National Commander will be added to the end of the waiver coordination process as prescribed in paragraph 1-2, after the CAP/DO, for waiver requests pertaining to this paragraph.
(2) Satisfactorily complete the online National Check Pilot Standardization Course (NCPSC) prior to initial appointment and every 4 years thereafter. Completion of the NCPSC (Airplane) qualifies as completion of NCPSC (Glider).
(3) To give an orientation pilot endorsement on a CAPF 5 pilot evaluation, the check pilot must have the same endorsement on their CAPF 5 flight evaluation.
(4) Satisfactorily complete a check pilot endorsement on a CAPF 5 pilot evaluation given by a CAP check pilot examiner within the preceding 12 calendar months and be appointed in OPS Quals as a CAP check pilot by the wing or region commander, National Commander, or designee.