With an Instrument Rating, a pilot may fly in instrument conditions, Instrument Flight Rules (IFR), weather below the minimums for Visual Flight Rules (VFR). An Instrument rating is not only for continuing one’s aviation education, but also in the unlikely event the unexpected does happen you will be prepared to handle additional flight conditions along your journey as a pilot. Furthermore your Instrument rating improves your flying accuracy and technical abilities as a pilot.
- PILOT CAN OPERATE THE AIRCRAFT UNDER INSTRUMENT METEOROLOGY CONDITIONS
- HOLD A VALID PPL
- HOLD A CLASS 1 MEDICAL
- 40 HOURS OF FLIGHT TRAINING, OF WHICH 20 CAN BE DONE IN THE SIMULATOR.
- PASS THE GENERAL RADIO LICENCE AND THE IFR EXAM