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Instrument Rating

With an Instrument Rating a private or commercial pilot may operate under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR).  In IFR training at Springs Aviation, pilots will learn to navigate and control an aircraft using only cockpit instruments. The addition of an instrument rating will improve flying skills and will add the flexibility of legally engaging in flights that may start or worsen into Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) or low-visibility weather.

Before enrolling in training for this rating, we recommend that you have a total of 100 hours of pilot experience. This isn’t a requirement.

Instrument Rating Requirements

8080 hrs
PIC Time
8080 hrs
Actual or Simulated IMC Time
808080 mile
Instrument Cross-Country

Training Tips from the Pros

Don’t be like that guy who keeps setting up for a five mile final—there he is again! What are you DOING?!

Thomas

Thomas

CFI

You know how to do a PO180 in a low wing?

Drop a brick out the pilot’s window and chase it.

Aaron

Aaron

CFII

Pick up a clearance.
Contact us:

719-602-5405

Monday - Friday8 AM to 4 PMSaturday10 AM - 3 PM

Meadow Lake Airport

8268 Cessna Dr.Peyton, CO80831
Our Recent Instrument Graduates
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