The instrument rating requirements, as specified in 14 CFR 61.65, are summarized here:
A person who applies for an instrument rating must:
You must have logged the following:
This series of 12 articles from AOPA Pilot magazine addresses instrument flying issues and challenges.
|Secrets for Staying Alice||Weather on the Fly|
|Too Quiet in the Cockpit||Partial-Panel Emergencies|
|Tricks of the Trade||Precise but Flexible Flying|
|Nonprecision Approaches||Precision Approaches|
|Missed Approaches||Advance Planning|
|Is Currency Any Easier?||Balancing the Juggling Act|
Obtaining an instrument rating is the biggest step you can take towards becoming a safer, more knowledgable, and more professional pilot. Instrument training will teach you precise control of the aircraft by reference only to instruments. You will also learn the full intricacies of airspace and regulations. With an instrument rating you can feel free to take that trip you’ve been considering, without the worry of being delayed due to weather or low ceilings. As an instrument pilot you will gain valuable and advanced knowledge and skills that will make your flying safer, more convenient, and more versatile.
Instrument Rating Training Requirements
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