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Old 20th Apr 2004, 17:00
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instructing jobs in spain

Hi u all
Will be off to do my CPL/FIC soon in the USA, my job will then be taking me off to spain for a couple of years. Does anyone know what the prospects are for english speaking instructors in mainland spain and will i have to learn spanish etc? any info will be greatly appeciated, thanks!
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Old 20th Apr 2004, 23:16
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Hi there nunos!

Ok, I'm Spanish so I think I can help you with this one.

Learning Spanish would be a great advantage, mainly because the majority of the FTO's operate in Spanish, with the rare exceptions of Adventia in Salamanca (www.adventia.org), Flight Training Europe in Jerez (www.flighttrainingeurope.com) and Airmed in Valencia (www.airmed.es), being the first two the best of all training organisations here.

Now, about the FI job prospects... I don't think there are as many opportunities here as in the UK. I am a FI(R) pilot and I'm considering very seriously moving to the UK to try to find some sort of job instructing, no matter where.

Hope I’ve been of some help.

Good luck mate!!

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Old 21st Apr 2004, 01:15
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There are plenty more FIs in Spain than jobs. Many o fthem are bilingual.

Good luck, you'll need it,

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Old 21st Apr 2004, 10:08
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Hi nunos

I´m sorry but in Spain I think is easier to get a job in IB than instructing. Lots of FI, no general aviation in this country... we really have a problem.
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Old 22nd Apr 2004, 12:55
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Thanks for the advice folks, don`t think theirs much hope for me landing an instructors job in spain, even if i could speak spanish! well well, will just have to wait till i get back to the uk and fly in some proper weather? Wheyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
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Old 23rd Apr 2004, 06:32
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As you all probley know, someone looking for FI in Spain, check Instructing jobs at www.flightinternational.com
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