Instrument Rating
OBJECTIVES **Time **Cost
*Phase I:  This phase will introduce basic airwork to include but not limited to straight and level flight, turns, climbs and descents, stalls, minimum controllable airspeed, equipment malfunctions, applicable FARs, and various instrument procedures.   Flight: 10.5 Hours
Ground: 5.5 Hours
Flight: $787.50
Ground: $137.50
*Phase II:  This phase will teach the training pilot VOR tracking, interception, holding, approaches, and procedures to include missed approach and ATC filing, clearances, and execution. Flight: 13.5 Hours
Ground: 10.0 Hours
Flight: $1012.50
Ground: $250.00
*Phase III:  This phase introduces NDB tracking, interception, holding, approaches and procedures. Flight: 9.5 Hours
Ground: 6.0 Hours
Flight: $712.50
Ground: $150.00
*Phase IV:  This phase of training will introduce to approaches such as Localizer approaches, Back Course approaches, and Instrument Landing System approaches. Flight: 9.7 Hours
Ground: 4.0 Hours
Flight: $727.50
Ground: $100.00
*Phase V:  During this phase the training pilot will be introduced to Cross-Country Flying under IFR.  Areas covered are route selection, weather acquisistion and analysis, flight log development, aircraft systems and limitations, ATC airways, SID's, STAR's, communication and Instrument Approaches as required by FAR 61. Flight: 4.7 Hours
Ground: 2.0 Hours
Flight: $352.50
Ground: $50.00
*Phase VI:  This phase conducts a review of all knowledge that has been learned by the training pilot in preparation for the Practical Test.
Flight: 6.0 Hours
Ground: 4.0 Hours
Flight: $450.00
Ground: $100.00
*Phase VII:  The final phase of training is the Instrument Rating Practical Test.  This phase is done with a Designated Pilot Examiner or a Federal Aviation Administration Inspector.  During the Practical Test, you will show the examiner that you posess the knowledge and flight skills in order to conduct flight under IFR rules and are able to control the airplane by reference to the flight instruments.
Flight: 3.0 Hours
Ground: 3.0 Hours
Flight: $225.00
Ground: $0
**Total Cost: $5055.00 Flight: 56.9 Hours
Ground: 34.5 Hours
Flight: $4267.50
Ground: $787.50
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*All times are an estimate and based on times in which Certified Flight Inc. believes it takes to become a competent,safe, and knowledgeable pilot.  It should be understood that all people do not learn at the same rate, therefore it is possible to exceed the times shown above. 
**Costs shown above are based on estimated time to complete the flight training syllabus.  Actual costs may vary based on the amount of time the training pilot devotes to the flight training.  The costs shown above are based on non-club member rates in a Cessna 172 or PA28.  Flight costs may differ for members of the flight club.