Instrument Rating

Ever wonder how commercial airlines land in fog? An instrument rating provides a pilot the ability to navigate through clouds and other weather to eventually land safety at an airport using only instruments.

Requirements

Candidates must hold a private pilot license or commercial pilot license to hold this rating.


Program Description

This rating can be completed as an add on for a private license flying or to a commercial license as well.  This rating will allow you to fly planes under instrument conditions while in cloud.

 

The cost estimates as listed here are for a Group 1 rating.  This rating is based on you holding a multi-engine prior to starting this training and a group 1 will allow you to fly in cloud in a multi-engine aircraft.

 

A Group 3 instrument rating is the same rating but for single engine aircraft instead of multi-engine aircraft.  The training for a Group 3 rating would be the same hours as listed but the costs would be based on our single engine aircraft pricing and the overall cost would be reduced accordingly.  Please contact us for a more personalized estimate on this training.

 

 

*15% HST will be added to this training if is towards a PPL.

**There is no HST on commercial training with MFC Training.

Cost Estimate

Requirement Hours Rate Cost
Dual Training - multi-engine 12.2 425.00 $5,185.00
Dual Training - PFC simulator 12.0 150.00 $1,800.00
Ground Briefings 8.2 65.00 $533.00
Books and Equipment $91.94
Flight Test Fee (TC) $300.00
License & Exam Fee (TC) $95.00
Total Estimated Cost $8,004.94

*Total price based on Transport Canada minimums required to complete
**All prices subject to change

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We'd love to show you around the campus and take you for a quick discovery flight to answer any questions you may have about the Instrument Rating program.

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