INSTRUMENT RATING

Flying in inclement weather.
Copyright © 2017-2021 Elevation Air LLC

What is an Instrument Rating?

The Instrument Rating is designed to meet the challenges of flying in inclement weather. It is required by the FAA for flying under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). Generally, this is the next step for individuals looking to pursue advanced training after obtaining a Private Pilot Certificate. Students will train to Airman Certification Standards while obtaining real-world experience flying in adverse weather (when conditions permit). Our rental aircraft are equipped with state-of-the-art GPS equipment approved for IFR operations.

Requirements

Hold a current Private Pilot Certificate. Be able to read, speak, write, and understand English. Receive and log ground training from an authorized instructor. Accumulate and log a specified amount of flight time from an authorized instructor. Pass FAA Instrument Rating – Airplane Written Knowledge Test. Pass an FAA Practical Test (Oral and Flight)

Aeronautical Experience

FAA required 40 hours instrument time (simulated and/or actual) Must Include: Minimum 15 hours dual o 1 IFR cross-country at least 250NM with three approaches o 3 hours checkride preparation o Minimum 50 hours cross-country PIC time (10 hours airplanes)

Materials

The following materials will be required for your pilot training: Cessna Instrument Rating Course ASA Instrument Rating Oral Exam Guide Current FAA IFR Aeronautical Charts. FAR/AIM & AFD (or Foreflight Subscription) View Limiting Device (Foggles)
Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport 1710 W Airport Road Janesville, WI 53546

INSTRUMENT RATING

Flying in inclement weather.
Copyright © 2017-2021 Elevation Air LLC

What is an Instrument Rating?

The Instrument Rating is designed to meet the challenges of flying in inclement weather. It is required by the FAA for flying under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). Generally, this is the next step for individuals looking to pursue advanced training after obtaining a Private Pilot Certificate. Students will train to Airman Certification Standards while obtaining real-world experience flying in adverse weather (when conditions permit). Our rental aircraft are equipped with state-of- the-art GPS equipment approved for IFR operations.

Requirements

Hold a current Private Pilot Certificate. Be able to read, speak, write, and understand English. Receive and log ground training from an authorized instructor. Accumulate and log a specified amount of flight time from an authorized instructor. Pass FAA Instrument Rating – Airplane Written Knowledge Test. Pass an FAA Practical Test (Oral and Flight)

Aeronautical

Experience

FAA required 40 hours instrument time (simulated and/or actual) Must Include: Minimum 15 hours dual o 1 IFR cross-country at least 250NM with three approaches o 3 hours checkride preparation o Minimum 50 hours cross-country PIC time (10 hours airplanes)

Materials

The following materials will be required for your pilot training: Cessna Instrument Rating Course ASA Instrument Rating Oral Exam Guide Current FAA IFR Aeronautical Charts. FAR/AIM & AFD (or Foreflight Subscription) View Limiting Device (Foggles)
Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport 1710 W Airport Road Janesville, WI 53546
Call Us Today 608-554-3561 | Email info@elevation-air.com
Call Us Today 608-554-3561 | Email info@elevation-air.com