INSTRUMENT RATING – IR(A)

In accordance with EASA standards: PART-FCL

Course

Flight training 50 hours (20 A/C + 30 SIM) (40 CPL(A) holders)
Ground preparation 13 hours
Theory course 18 hours of consultations (or ATPL Theory course)

Age 18 years old at least
License PPL(A) or CPL(A) holder and Night Rating holder
Total flight hours min 50 hours as PIC on cross-country flights
English ICAO EN min Level 4, IFR EN certificate
Health  Medical certificate Class 1 or Class 2 with IR extension

Course length 2 months

Career

The Instrument Rating IR (A) qualification allows the pilot to conduct flights under meteorological conditions where the visibility is so low that it is necessary to operate instrument flights at any stage of the flight. This qualification is part of the training for an airline transport pilot, but it can also be used by private pilots if they want to fly under meteorological conditions without ground visibility.

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 18 years of age
  • Private pilot license for an airplane – PPL(A)/CPL(A)
  • A Class 1 or Class 2 medical certificate with an appendix for instrument flying more about Medical certificate here
  • At least 50 hours as pilot in command of the airplane
  • CAA theoretical examinations certificate
  • ICAO Aviation English Level 4 examination certificate

Flight training:

Total hours of flight training: 50 hours

  • of that flight simulation FNPT II: 30 hours
  • our school has its own FNPT II simulator

Credits for previous experience: Holders of CPL(A) certificate can have the total IR(A) flight training extent reduced by 10 hours. Holders of the EIR(A) qualification for up to 15 hours.

Instrument rating types comparison IR/ CBIR / BIR Read more >

Theoretical knowledge instructions:

IR (A) Theory Course in the total range: 150 hours

CAA exams on the subjects: Air law, General aircraft knowledge – Instrumentation, Flight planning and monitoring, Human performance, Meteorology, Radio navigation, IFR Communication.

We recommend that those interested in a career as an airline transport pilot complete the ATPL (A) Theory Course in order to obtain the required theoretical instruction.

Length of training:

  • intensive training: 2 months
  • training during employment: 3 – 5 months

Price of the training:

OUR FLEET

SIMULATOR FNPT II

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