Instrument Rating

Instrument Rating, expand the flight territory in which you can pilot safely.

What is an Instrument Rating?

An Instrument Rating is an advanced pilot certification that allows pilots to fly in adverse weather conditions and through clouds using only the aircraft’s instruments for navigation and control. It enhances a pilot’s skills and capabilities, enabling safer and more efficient flying in low visibility conditions such as fog, rain, or clouds.

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Certificate Requirements

FAA Private or Commercial Certificate

aircraft hourly rate

$174.90

instructor Hourly rate

$81.62

Part 61 flight training provides a more flexible, less structured approach to obtaining your pilot certificates.

One main advantage of choosing a Part 61 program is that it caters to those with busy lifestyles or prior aviation knowledge who may not require the strict structure of Part 141 programs.

Students can progress at their own pace, balancing other life responsibilities with their flight hours.

Part 141 flight training is designed for those who aspire to become professional pilots, offering a more formal and highly regulated learning environment. Under the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), Part 141 schools must adhere to an FAA-approved syllabus and strictly defined training structure.

The key components of Part 141 training include classroom instruction, stage checks conducted by authorized flight instructors, and comprehensive ground training. These training programs significantly reduce the requirements for the instrument rating.

requirements

  • 50 Hours PIC Cross-country Time.
  • 40 Hours Actual or Simulated Instrument Flight Time.
  • At least 15 Hours of Instrument Flight Training.

requirements

  • Follow an FAA Approved Syllabus.
  • 50 Hours of Instrument Training.
  • Dual Instruction from an authorized Instructor on Cross-country Flight.


Ground Knowledge:

Instrument Flying Meteorology
Aircraft Instrument Systems
Instrument Flying Regulations
Aeronautical Decision Making
IFR Flight Planning

Flight Experience:

Controlling the Aircraft Solely by Reference to Instruments
IFR Navigations
Use of Instrument Charts
Resource Management
Emergency Procedures



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