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5 Day (IFR) Finish-up Instrument Rating Course

Our Accelerated 5 Day Instrument Rating Finish-Up Course is designed to finish up the instrument rating for customers with previous instrument training or transition pilots into new avionics platforms for IFR flight.  The Instrument Rating Finish Up Course is 5 days in length.  Our training focuses on Single Pilot Operations with Scenario Based Training.  Train the way you Fly - Fly the way you train.


The 5th day includes the instrument rating FAA practical test recommendation & checkride or an instrument proficiency check with an Instrument Instructor.

IFR Course Instrument Rating

Topics covered include:

  • Risk Management

  • Aeronautical Decision Making

  • Task Management

  • Single Pilot Resource Management

  • Scenario Based Training

  • Personal Minimums

  • Basic Instrument Flying

  • Flight Planning

  • ATC System & Communications

  • Autopilot training

  • Advanced aircraft & avionics systems training

  • Glass panel training

  • Fuel Planning / and alternate airports

  • Weather planning for the general aviation pilot

  • Proper power settings and airspeed control

  • Proper ATC radio communications

  • Flight Planning - Airway and Off Airway

  • Nonprecision approaches

  • Precision ILS approaches

  • Circle-to-land

  • IFR cross country

  • Enroute procedures

  • Localizer backcourse

  • DME arc maneuvers

  • ASR and PAR approach

  • Visual and contact approaches

  • Advanced instrument approaches - GPS, L-NAV, L-NAV+V, LPV - WAAS

  • Partial panel flying.

  • Proper power settings and airspeed control

  • Holding procedures

  • VOR and NDB tracking

5 Day Instrument Rating Finish Up Course

Course Includes:

  • Flight Instructor Exclusively Assigned to You

  • Unlimited Ground & Flight Instruction

  • Training Materials

  • Course Completion Certificate

  • FAA Practical Test Recommendation & Checkride or IPC

  • Call for pricing - (in your plane) - 218-879-6599

  • Call for pricing - (in our Plane) Cirrus SR22 G3 Avidyne/ GPS WAAS or CE-172RG Garmin G5/ GPS Garmin 430 WAAS or PA-28-151 Piper Warrior with GPS Garmin 430 WAAS

  • Note: Course, pricing, flight and ground instruction can be customized to individual needs

  • Note: Hotel & housing available

  • Note: Courtesy vehicle transportation available

  • Note: Train at our location or we can train at your location anywhere in the US

  • Contact Us At: 218-879-6599 for Course Scheduling


Come prepared with the following information:

  • FAA Instrument written test passed

  • Current US Passport or Birth Certificate, & Government Issued ID

  • Private Pilot with Basic Med or Third Class Medical or better

  • 50 hours PIC cross country time logged

  • 40 hours of simulated or actual instrument training time in an airplane logged

  • Current flight review logged

  • VFR currency to the Private Pilot Practical Test Standards

IFR Fnish Up Course