Instrument Training / Accelerated Course

Instrument Pilot Training

Cleared for Approach! Improve your flying substantially, fly through clouds, and increase the utility of your pilot license with an Instrument Rating. Gain proficiency and become a safer pilot with Instrument Training at Twin Cities Aviation!

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Hold at least a private pilot certificate.
• Be able to read, speak and understand the English language.
• Hold at least a valid third-class medical certificate.
• Pass a knowledge test as well as the practical test.

FLIGHT REQUIREMENTS:
• At least 50 hours cross country flight time as pilot in command:
 -At least 10 hours must be in airplanes for an instrument airplane rating.
• A total of 40 hours actual or simulated instrument time:
 -At least 15 hours of instrument flight training from an authorized flight instructor;
 -One cross country flight in an airplane that is performed under IFR conditions and consists of :
    -a distance of at least 250 nm;
    -an instrument approach at each airport;
    -three different kinds of approaches with the use of navigation systems.
• A total of 10 hours may be in an approved PCATD simulator.

*Course can vary depending on student’s proficiency, currency and abilities

10 day Instrument Course

Want to challenge yourself and substantially improve your flying skills? Tried of weather affecting your flying?

In as little as 10 days you can have an Instrument Pilot Rating and fly like a pro through cloudy skies and low visibility. Our instructors will work one-on-one with you to make you a safe, confident pilot, while providing you valuable experience to Class B airspace, and real experience in the clouds.  Fly in your aircraft or ours, we’ll assist you all the way.

Our promise: 
If you dedicate full-time each day on your course, we will work with you every day and until your rating is finished.

Prerequisites: Third class medical, Private Pilot Certificate, Instrument written passed or ready to be taken upon arrival, TSA approval or Proof of USA Citizenship, a minimum of 30 hours of PIC cross-country experience.

Where to Start:

  • •Contact us, and let us know your interest with the accelerated course

  • •Set up a schedule and time frame

  • •Complete necessary prerequisites before start date.

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