Instrument Rating

The Instrument Rating is the perfect companion for your private pilot license. With an Instrument Rating you can use personal airplanes reliably for fun and practical transportation. Our course also makes use of the Redbird FMX and SD advanced aviation training devices to reduce the number of flight hours needed to complete the course.

"Cleared for Approach" provides you with a complete training package, and it is FAA-approved under Part 141 of the Federal Aviation Regulations. Featuring the Cessna Integrated Flight Training System - the most comprehensive instrument pilot program available, utilizing Cessna's scenario-based online curriculum.

The Cleared for Approach Course includes:

• Cessna IFR training Kit (includes C172R or C172S POH only)
• 10 hours in the Redbird FMX Advanced Aviation Training Device
• 25 hours of aircraft time, including fuel
• 55 hours of FAA-certificated flight instructor time
• Charts, Plates, Airport Facility Directory
• 6% package discount
• Testing Fees are not included

Prerequisites:
• FAA Private Pilot Certificate or higher (airplane)
• Meet pilot experience requirements for the aircraft selected

Course Pricing:

Aircraft Model Year Tail Number Cost
Cessna C172N SkyHawk 1979 N1629E $6,600
Cessna C172R SkyHawk 1998 N857CP $7,000
Cessna C172S SkyHawk 2000 N17SJ $7,150
Cessna C172SP NAV II SkyHawk 2003 N2141Y $7,250
Cessna C172SP NAV III SkyHawk 2005 N1615A $7,350
Piper PA-28R Arrow 1973 N15302 $7,300
Cessna C182T NAV II SkyLane 2003 N2144V $8,750
In order to provide the discounts we offer, we accept only cash or check payments on packages. Packages are subject to limitations on refunds.

NAV II: Multifunction Display, 2-axis autopilot, KLN 94 color GPS.

NAV III: Garmin G1000 electronic flight instrument system.