Ask a CFI: Tips for Checkride Success from an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner (DPE)

Welcome to Ask A Sporty’s CFI, where we talk to the 25 flight instructors we have on staff at Sporty’s Academy to get their tips for safer and smoother flying. Today we’re talking with Todd Ritchey, a senior CFI at Sporty’s Academy and FAA Designated Pilot Examiner. Todd shares his tips for how to prepare for the oral exam and practical flight test during the checkride and how to ensure you walk away with a successful outcome.