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Instrument Rating

35% of the time, the weather at either your departure or destination is in instrument conditions. Increase your flying potential by training for your instrument rating.

 

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Prerequisites

Prerequisites

  • Private or Commercial License
  • 18 Years of age
  • Night Endorsement 

Requirements

Requirements:

40 Hours total training

20 Hours simulator *

20 Hours instruction in aircraft

30 Hours ground school - including:

  • Meteorology
  • Instrument Procedure's
  • Navigation

Reference Materials

  • Pultz Instrument Manual
  • Canada Air Pilot
  • LO Charts *not available at Sky Wings

50% of training must be completed prior to taking the written exam - passing mark is 70%

50 Hrs of Flight time required prior to Flight Test.

*Sky Wings has an ALSIM 200 Simulator that has approach data for all major airports in Canada.

**Sky Wings has an aircraft equipped with ILS, VOR, ADF, Transponder, Marker Beacons, and Dual Communication Radios.

Average Course Costs

Singe Engine Instrument Rating

Description C172

Description Cost /hr Cost
20 Hours Simulator $160.00 $3200.00
20 Hours Aircraft $214.00 $4,280.00
Ground School   $450.00
Book Kit (not including LE chart)   $107.85
  Sub-total $8,037.95
  GST  $401.90
  Total  $8439.85

*Licensing and test fees are subject to change. For budgeting purposes, we will estimate that you will need approximately $600.00 (includes A/C time for flight test)

 

Multi Engine Instrument Rating

Description Piper Seneca I

Description Cost /hr  Cost
20 Hours Simulator $200.00 $4,000.00
20 Hours Aircraft  $214.00 $4,280.00
15 Hours Aircraft Seneca $378.00 $5,670.00
Ground School   $450.00
Book Kit (not including LE chart)    $107.95
  Sub-total $14,507.85
  GST $725.39
  Total $15,233.24.49


Please note: all prices are in Canadian Dollars and quoted for Domestic Students. International Students should contact Sky Wings Aviation Academy Ltd. for an individual price quote.

The rental rates are wet rate which includes fuel cost. 

*Licensing and test fees are subject to change. For budgeting purposes, we will estimate that you will need approximately $900.00 (includes A/C time for flight test)