Instrument Certificate Requirements

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to qualify for an instrument rating, an applicant must:

  1. Hold a current Private Pilot's License
  2. Hold a current FAA Medical, at least 3rd class
  3. Log 50 hours PIC cross country time
  4. Log 40 hours instrument flight time, which must include:
    • 15 hours of dual instruction with a qualified instrument instructor
    • 250 nautical miles of cross country with a qualified instructor to 3 different locations along ATC routes
  5. Pass a written test
  6. Pass a practical check ride

Call 970-203-9980 for more information on finishing your Instrument Training