In prevailing poor weather conditions, such as low visibility, Instrument rating endorsement IR(A) allow the pilot to fly safely and navigate according to instruments. Start your training in FNTP II simulator equipped with the most advanced and recent avionics, fly on airways and learn to make instrument approaches to some of the largest regional and international airports.

The course consists of theoretical knowledge to the IR(A) knowledge level and instrument flight instruction. The program is made in accordance with EASA Part-FCL requirements. This course shall be completed within 18 months of the student’s enrollment date. The flight training and the skill test shall be completed within the period of validity of the pass in theoretical examinations.

An applicant for an IR(A) who has completed an ATPL(A) theoretical knowledge course and passed the ATPL(A) theoretical knowledge examination should be fully credited towards the requirements of theoretical knowledge instruction and examination.


Applicants for an IR(A) shall:

  • Hold:
    • At least a PPL in the appropriate aircraft category, and:
      •  the privileges to fly at night in accordance with FCL.810; or
      •  an ATPL in another category of aircraft; or
    •  A CPL, in the appropriate aircraft category;
  •  Have completed at least 50 hours of cross-country flight time as PIC in airplanes.
  • Hold at least a Class 2 medical certificate, issued in accordance with Part-Medical, and
    • If an instrument rating or en route instrument rating is added to a PPL, the license holder shall undertake pure tone audiometry examinations in accordance with the periodicity and the standard required for class 1 medical certificate holders.
  • Have at least English Aviation language proficiency level 4 endorsement in the license.