IR Instrument Rating

The Instrument Rating trains pilots to fly in controlled airspace during the so-called “Instrument Meteorological Conditions” (IMC). This concerns flying in circumstances of limited sight and severe weather conditions . They will be allowed to fly in all airspace classifications and is licensed to execute instrument approaches up to 200ft decision height. The minimum requirement is 50 hours of training in a single engine airplane. The aspirant pilots will be SEP / IR trained at our flight training academy on the Cessna 172.

Before participating in an Instrument Rating (IR) one has to meet the following requirements:

  • 50 hours of Pilot In Command (PIC) cross-country navigation experience in the same category as Single Engine Piston (SEP)
  • Own a valid Private Pilot License (PPL) or Commercial Pilot License (CPL) with a Night Rating (NR)
  • Own a valid EASA class 1 medical certificate

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