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Instrument Rating and Instrument Rating (Restricted) Instructor Course

Pre-Course Requirements

You must hold the licence, rating and qualification for which instruction is being given and be entitled to act as pilot in command during the training.

Flight instructors (A)

The privileges of the holder of a FI(A) rating are:

To conduct flight instruction for the issue of an IR(A), or an IR (Restricted) Rating provided that the instructor :

1) Holds a valid IR(A) and has at least 200 hours flight in accordance with instrument flight rules, of which up to 50 may be instrument ground time in a flight simulatot or FNPT II.

2) Completed at an ATO an approved course comprising at least 5 hours of flight instruction in an aeroplane, flight simulator or FNPT II and 10 hours of ground instruction (see EASA Part -FCL 930. IRI  and has passed the Assessment of Competence.

Or

To conduct flight instruction for the issue of an IR(R) provided that the instructor:

Holds a valid IR(R) and has:

3)  An unrestricted FI rating and completed at least 10 hours flight time by sole reference to instruments in an aeroplane, Full Flight Simulator, Flight Training Device(FTD) 2/3 or Flight Navigation Procedure Trainer(FNPT)II.

4)  Completed a course as describesd in sub-paragraph2) above and passed the Assessment of Competence.

Instrument Rating Instructors

The privileges of the holder of an IRI(A) rating are limited to conduct flight instruction for the issue of IR(A) or an IR(resticted) rating.

EASA-FCL 930 IRI – Requirements

An applicant for an IRI(A) rating shall have:

a) At least 800 hours flight time under IFR, of which at least 400 hours shall be in aeroplanes. b) Completed at an ATO an approved course (see FCL 930.IRI ) comprising 35 hours of theoretical knowledge instruction and at least ten hours of flight instruction on an aeroplane, flight simulator or FNPT II; and c) Passed an IRI skill test

 

Privileges

To conduct flight instruction for the issue of an IR(A) or an IR(R) Rating

Course content

For an FI – 5 hours flying and 10 hours ground studies

Duration 8 – 10 days

For an IRI – 10 hours flying and 35 hours ground studies

Duration 10 – 15 days