Instrument Rating

The Instrument Course covers basic flight instrument operation. The program stresses attitude instrument flying techniques, instrument departure and approach procedures, and instrument en-route and cross-country navigation techniques while in actual or simulated weather conditions with references solely to the flight instruments. All instruction performed by highly experienced flight instructors.

Sample program based on FAA Part 61 minimums:

15 Hours dual Grumman Tiger w/ GTN650* $3120
25 Time share w/ partner ** $1738
10 Hours ground/additional Instruction $690
1 FAA check ride examiner fee $600
1.5 Hour check ride plane rental $199
1 Gleim Instrument knowledge test prep manual/software $85
1 Written Test $150

Additional recommended training, equipment and supplies:

10 Hours instruction ground $630
1 Jeppesen Instrument Manual (electronic or book) $80
1 Jeppesen Instrument Syllabus (booklet) $22
1 Jeppesen Instrument Charts – Trip Kit $45
1 iPad chart subscription Foreflight or Garmin Pilot $90
1 View limiting device $30

*Total course cost is estimated and reflects FAA minimum requirements and block rate discount.

**Need time building? Part 61 requires 50 hours of cross country PIC – split costs with a partner and build 50 hours for as little as $2,575!