Simulated IMCFor most people, the next step after your Private Pilot Certificate is the Instrument Rating. The addition of the instrument rating opens up a whole new world of flying. When you operate under IFR (Instrument Flight Rules) you can fly in the clouds without reference ground or horizon. Without your instrument rating, you would be restricted to VFR (Visual Flight Rules) and could only operate on clear days.

IFR training

This new freedom offers you the variety to go anywhere, anytime, day or night, rain or shine. Earning an instrument rating is not only an increase in responsibility, but a growth opportunity for pilots to work in the same system as the big guys (airline pilots).

Multi-tasking will be at the focus of your training. Once instrument rated, you will notice a great increase in your safety level, as well as your overall proficiency.

If you’ve been flying for years without your instrument rating, you’re probably tired of getting socked in and restricted due to a thin layer of clouds. If you’re ready to take the next step, then let’s fly into the clouds and get stared on your Instrument Rating. Our instructors have years of experience teaching in the IFR world. If you’re so inclined, you can get your Instrument Rating in as little as 10 days with the accelerated 10-Day Instrument Course. We are here to fit your needs and your schedule.

Basic Requirements:

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  • Must hold a Private Pilot License
  •  Must log at least 50 hours of X-Country time (for part 61 training)
  • Must log at least 40 hours of instrument time*

* A minimum of 15 with an authorized instructor

* 20 hours may be completed in a Flight Training Device (i.e., a simulator)

 For more information on attaining your instrument rating, please visit the FAQ section.

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