Instrument Rating

By obtaining an instrument rating, you may fly using instrument flight rules (IFR), meaning you can operate an airplane when the weather is not clear.


  • Hold a private pilots certificate

  • Be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language.

  • Hold a current FAA Medical Certificate

  • Meet the federal aviation Regulations aeronautical experience requirements

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Training Costs

For your reference, estimated training costs for the instrument rating are provided here.

* Based on 50 hours of flight experience.


Flight and instruction times vary according to the student's capability and the frequency of flight lessons.  The prices listed are based on the national average time needed to earn the certificate. If additional flight time and/or instruction is needed, additional costs will be incurred.  Contact us for more information.