Instrument Rating (Finish Up) or IFR Transition Course (5 Days)

Our Instrument Rating Completion Course is designed to finish up the instrument rating for customers with previous instrument training or transition pilots into new avionics platforms for IFR flight.  The course is 5 days in length.  Our training focuses on Single Pilot Operations with Scenario Based Training

Train the way you Fly - Fly the way you train

The 5th day includes the instrument rating practical test with an FAA Designated Pilot Examiner or an instrument proficiency check with an Instrument Instructor.

Course Includes: 

  • Flight Instructor Exclusively Assigned to You
  • Unlimited Flight Instruction
  • Training Materials Plus 16 Hours Instrument Ground Instruction
  • FAA Practical Test Recommendation or Instrument Proficiency Check
  • Call For Pricing - 218-451-0542
  • Note: Call for pricing (in our Cirrus SR22 G3 / GPS WAAS) or CE-172 / GPS Garmin 530
  • Note: Course, pricing, flight and ground instruction can be customized to individual needs
  • Note: Train at our location or we can train at your location anywhere in the US
  • Contact Us At: 218-451-0542 for Course Scheduling

    Topics covered include:

    • Risk Management
    • Aeronautical Decision Making
    • Task Management
    • Single Pilot Resource Management
    • Scenario Based Training
    • Personal Minimums
    • Basic Instrument Flying
    • Flight Planning
    • ATC System & Communications
    • Autopilot training
    • Advanced aircraft & avionics systems training
    • Glass panel training
    • Fuel Planning / and alternate airports
    • Weather planning for the general aviation pilot
    • Proper power settings and airspeed control
    • Proper ATC radio communications
    • Flight Planning - Airway and Off Airway
    • Nonprecision approaches
    • Precision ILS approaches
    • Circle-to-land
    • IFR cross country
    • Enroute procedures
    • Localizer backcourse
    • DME arc maneuvers
    • ASR and PAR approach
    • Visual and contact approaches
    • Advanced instrument approaches - GPS, L-NAV, L-NAV+V, LPV - WAAS
    • Partial panel flying.
    • Proper power settings and airspeed control
    • Holding procedures
    • VOR and NDB tracking


For pilots seeking an Instrument rating; come prepared with the following information.

  1. FAA Instrument written test passed
  2. Current US Passport, or Birth Certificate & Government Issued ID
  3. US third class medical or better
  4. 40 hours PIC cross country time logged
  5. 25 hours of simulated or actual instrument time in an airplane logged
  6. Current Biennial Flight Review logged
  7. VFR currency to the Private Pilot Practical Test Standards

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