Executive Flight Training

Raleigh Executive Jetport (KTTA), Sanford, NC

instrument rating course

Adding an instrument rating greatly extends the utility of your pilot certificate. Once you complete your instrument rating you will be allowed to fly in weather that would ground a private pilot. If you are curious about the steps involved in the process here they are.

steps in our instrument rating training program

The FAA sets standards for training for the instrument rating. They require a total of 40 hours of flight time...20 with an instructor...10 on your own...and the remining 10 as needed to prepare you for your FAA flight test. Below are all the steps from start to finish.

  • Make an appointment to visit us and meet your instructor. You will be shown all the requirements and the training syllabus will be discussed.
  • Continue your training which will include cross country flight, flights to busy airports and flight in the clouds.
  • Study for and complete a written exam. You flight instructor will assist in preparing you for this exam.
  • Once all your training is complete you and your instructor will schedule your oral exam and flight test with a pilot examiner.
  • Meet the pilot examiner for your oral exam followed by your flight test.
  • You are done! You are an instrument rated pilot!