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Flight Instructor Certification

Valid commercial pilot and instructor certificates are required and issued by the Federal Aviation Administration, Flight Standards District Office (FSDO).

There are three Michigan Flight Standard District Offices of the Federal Aviation Administration:

  • Grand Rapids: 616-954-6657
  • Detroit: 734-487-7222
  • South Bend, Indiana: 219-245-4600 (Serves the southwest corner of Michigan.)


Learn more about certification for pilots and flight instructors

Revised: 01/2018