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IFR Requirements

To be eligible to pursue your Instrument Rating, you must:

  • Be at least 17 years old.

  • Hold at least a current private pilot certificate.

  • Read, speak, write, and understand English.

  • 50 hours of cross-country flight time as PIC for PART 61 training / Not needed for Part 141 training

  • Forty hours of actual or simulated instrument time from an authorized instructor

  • Three hours of instrument flight training

  • One cross country flight with an authorized instructor under instrument flight rules on a flight plan has been filed with an air traffic control of at least 250 nautical miles along airways or by directed routing from an air traffic control facility with an instrument approach at each airport (3 different kinds of approaches). 

Instrument Rating

The coveted instrument rating is a pilots next step after earning their license. As an instrument rated pilot you'll be able to fly in adverse IFR weather conditions and you'll elevate your skill and status as a pilot.  

Requirements: To qualify for your IFR rating you'll need to hold a private pilot license, be at least 17 years old, have a valid FAA third class medical, passed the FAA written exam with at least a score of 70 and have completed the minimum training requirements .

*All courses and results are estimates and can vary with each student. ​

Landing fee's not included - EX. KFRG Landing Fee's are $2.50 Per Landing.
Any unused time will be credited to Student (for one year).
Package price may vary based upon aircraft selection.





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