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The CFI ACS is well along in the development process, Dr. Wilt told SAFE members. Earlier this year, several DPEs in Orlando FL and Scottsdale AZ got a preview of the draft of the Instructor ACS when they participated in table-top prototyping exercises.
SAFE is pushing for additional teaching proficiency in the use of outside visual references as the primary reference for aircraft control. A letter written last month by an independent group of SAFE members who are FAA DPEs and former DPEs calls for the new Instructor ACS to have multiple task elements that require a deeper understanding of basic aircraft control and a requirement to teach each maneuver using outside visual references for primary aircraft control.