INSTRUMENT PILOT

What is an Instrument Rating?

What Are The Requirements For An Instrument Rating?

A person who applies for an instrument rating must:  

  • Hold A Private Pilot Certificate

  • Read, Speak And Understand English.

You Must Have Logged The following:

  • At Least 50 Hours of Cross Country Flight Time as PIC.

  • A Total Of 40 Hours Of Actual Or Simulated Instrument Time.

  • At Least 15 Hour of Instruction From An Authorized Instructor.

A Cross Country Flight Performed Under Instrument Flight Rules, Consisting Of;

  • A Distance Of AtLeast 250 NM Along Airways Or ATC Directed Routing

  • An Instrument Approach At Each Airport

  • 3 Different Kinds Of Approaches

  • 3 Hours Of Training With An Instructor Within 2 Months Of Your Examination Date

The Instrument Pilot Rating is designed to teach pilots to operate aircraft in low-visibility environments, such as heavy cloud cover or heavy rain. The flight lessons in this course provide pilots with the knowledge to rely solely on instruments to navigate the aircraft in situations where they cannot rely on visual instincts.

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Airlake Airport is a public use airport in Dakota County, Minnesota, United States. Owned by the Metropolitan Airports Commission, it is 22 nautical miles south of the central business district of Minneapolis. The airport is located near the Twin Cities suburbs of Lakeville and Farmington.

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