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Completion of the Instrument Pilot Certification will allow a pilot to plan, file, and fly on an Instrument
Flight plan in an Instrument rated helicopter. This certification is usually required for a Professional Pilot.

Eligibility Requirements

- Hold at least a current FAA Private Pilot Rotorcraft/Helicopter Certificate
- Able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
- Hold a valid 3rd Class FAA medical certificate

Certification Requirements


- 50 hours of cross-country flight time as pilot in command
- 40 hours of actual or simulated instrument
- 30 hours of Ground Instruction
- Pass the FAA Knowledge Test
- Pass the FAA Practical Exam

Interested in the Instrument Pilot Course?

Interested in flying but don't know where to start?

A discovery flight with us is the perfect way for you to get your first experience of flying a helicopter. Our Discovery Flights are 30 minutes. Gift Certificates Available.

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