Flight Centre’s team of full-time
dedicated instructors are fully qualified to
comprehensively train you, both theoretically
and practically, to obtain your Instrument Rating
Why have an Instrument Rating?
safety. You can never fully predict what weather
may develop during your flight.
You may inadvertently enter bad weather conditions,
but if you have an Instrument Rating and keep
it current, you and your passengers will proceed
to your destination safely and professionally.
Secondly for job opportunities. If you do not
have Instrument Rating, it is unlikely that
you will be chosen for a job over another
does, simply because the other pilot will
be more versatile and flexible for the job at
hand. The more qualifications you have, the
you are to succeed in this industry.
What are the requirements to obtain the Instrument
The student has to complete the following
steps to obtain the Instrument Rating.
Completion of the theoretical subjects:
- Aero Medicine
- Aviation Meteorology
- Aircraft Technical and General
- Radio Aids
- Navigation General
- Air Law and Procedures
- Flight Planning
You will note that the subjects required for
the Instrument Rating are virtually identical
to those required for the Commercial Pilot Licence.
40 hours of instrument flying which can be
- 20 hours of simulator training on
a SACAA-approved simulator
- 20 hours of instrument flight time dual
- A practical test by a SACAA-designated examiner
The above structure of hours is determined by
whether you have completed your Night Rating
as well as your choice of streaming toward multi
or single engine.
the time you commence the training for
your instrument rating you will already
have your night rating, which will credit
you with 10 hours of basic instrument flying.
ground school for the instrument rating
hours of IFR simulator training
hours of IFR dual C172
you would like to add a multi IFR to your
Licence our suggestion would be to add
another 5 hours of IFR dual on the BE76
Payment Terms: At enrolment students are required to contact Accounts to make payment.