Is A Ground Instructor Certificate Worth It?

If you are a current Certified Flight Instructor (CFI), you probably are aware of the existence of the Ground Instructor certificate described in Subpart I of Part 61 in Title 14 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). However, you’re probably asking yourself: “Why would I want a Ground Instructor certificate when I have my CFI certificate already?” Let’s look at the types of Ground Instructor certificates available and their respective privileges.