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5-Day IFR Finish-Up Course

Our highly rated Accelerated 5-Day Instrument Rating Finish-Up Course is tailored to help customers who have previous IFR training experience complete their instrument rating quickly and efficiently. Whether you have prior instrument training or are transitioning to new avionics platforms for IFR flight, our program is designed to meet your needs.

The five-day Instrument Rating Finish-Up Course features a comprehensive training curriculum that focuses on Single Pilot Operations using Scenario-Based Training. Our approach allows you to simulate real-world IFR flying situations, enabling you to train the way you fly and fly the way you train.

On the fifth day of the course, you will have the opportunity to take the instrument rating FAA practical test recommendation & or an instrument proficiency check with an experienced Instrument Instructor. This final day is essential for earning your instrument rating and demonstrating your proficiency in handling IFR flight situations.

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5 Day IFR Course

Topics Covered in This Course

  • 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

  • Non precision approaches

  • Precision ILS approaches

  • Circle-to-land

  • IFR cross country

  • Enroute procedures

  • Localizer back course

  • 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

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 & Scheduled Checkride. Budget Examiner Fees

  • Flight Training in your plane

  • Flight Training in one of our planes

    • Cirrus SR22 G3 Avidyne/ GPS WAA

    • CE-172RG Garmin G5/ GPS Garmin 430 WAAS

    • PA-28-151 Piper Warrior with GPS Garmin 430 WAAS

Prerequisites

Pricing & Enrollement

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

Course, pricing, flight and ground instruction can be customized to individual needs.

  • Hotel & housing available.

  • Courtesy vehicle transportation available.

  • Train at our location or we can train at your location anywhere in the U.S.

  • Train in your plane or one of ours.

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