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Instrument

Rating

Description

This pertains to the qualifications that are required of a pilot, in order to fly under the Instrument Flight Rules (IFR). This is generally done after a PPL/CPL and involves specific rules and procedures. With an IR certification on top of your PPL/CPL, you will have great professional opportunities and versatility to your license. This course teaches you to fly safely with precision using Instruments, even in unpredictable/harsh weather conditions. Further instructions for instrument specific flying, meteorology, etc will also be provided.

RGAA will base admission decisions on high school performance and extra curricular activities. Admission is open to all qualified applicants. We also help in assisting you to get education loans from the bank. A staff from the bank is always available in our office. You must be accepted for enrollment before financial aid eligibility is evaluated. RGAA will base admission decisions on high school performance and extra curricular activities. Admission is open to all qualified applicants. We also help in assisting you to get education loans from the bank. A staff from the bank is always available in our office. You must be accepted for enrollment before financial aid eligibility is evaluated.RGAA will base admission decisions on high school performance and extra curricular activities. Admission is open to all qualified applicants. We also help in assisting you to get education loans from the bank. A staff from the bank is always available in our office. You must be accepted for enrollment before financial aid eligibility is evaluated.RGAA will base admission decisions on high school performance and extra curricular activities. Admission is open to all qualified applicants. We also help in assisting you to get education loans from the bank. A staff from the bank is always available in our office. You must be accepted for enrollment before financial aid eligibility is evaluated.

Instrument Rating (IR) is an excellent addition to your PPL/CPL for several reasons:

01

More Job Opportunities

Employers greatly prefer pilots that have an Instrument Rating. This also resonates in the form of higher salary packages. Without an IR, you also cannot fly in the night, on Class A airspaces, or on planes exceeding 50(NM). Having an IR , therefore provides you with greater flexibility in jobs.

Boosts

Confidence

02

With an IR, you will be able to fly even in weather conditions that are below the VFR minimums. This is extremely useful when you’re flying over longer distances.You’ll therefore have more peace of mind while flying.

03

Pre-flight Planning

With an IR, you’ll be better equipped at weighing in on different options, substitute routes, risks, fuel refills and many more. This will greatly help you plan your flight even before taking off.

Lower Cancellations

04

In several cases, you might even be legally mandated to have an IR, if you were to receive clearance for flying in certain weather conditions. Having an IR therefore lowers your flight cancellations.

05

Increased

Safety

Abrupt changes form VFR to Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) is a leading cause of weather related catastrophes for aircrafts. Having an Instrument Rating Training better prepares you to handle any such unforeseen changes and elevates yours and your passenger’s personal safety.

Lower Insurance Premiums

06

Insurance companies recognize the increase in safety for those trained in IR. This reflects in lower Insurance Premiums. These savings can be substantial, and the savings themselves(In the long term) generally pay off for the Instrument Rating Training costs.

Eligibility

Educational

Qualification

Pilot's Licence +

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Physical

Fitness

Class I

Medical

(Indian)

Age

Requirement

18

or Above

Class

Duration

2

Months

Other

Requirements

DGCA-

Ministry of

Civil Aviation

Additional Educational Requirements​

  • Private/Commercial Pilot License

  • 100 Hours of flight time as PIC including 50 hours of cross-country

  • Current FRTO and COP/RT/R License

  • Knowledge of Morse Code

  • Total 40 Hours of Instrument Flying

  • 20 Hours actual on Aircraft

  • 20 Hours on Simulator

Future Prospects

Having an Instrument Rating complements all the benefits of doing a PPL and CPL. It also opens horizons to a wide range of employers that significantly prefer Pilots with an IR than those without while also providing you with a higher quality of flying ( A far enriching professional career).

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