To earn your Helicopter Instrument Rating, you must have at least a private pilot certificate and:
- 50 Hours of cross country flight time as pilot in command
- 40 Hours of simulated instrument flight time (20 of which can be in an approved simulator)
- 15 hours of instrument training in a helicopter from an authorized instructor
- 3 hours of flight training in the preceding 60 days before the test
- 1 Cross Country under IFR of at least 100 nm with an instrument approach at 3 different airports
Additional Training: The experience requirements provided above are derived from FAA regulations and may not represent the actual amount of training required to achieve the specified rating. The timeline and prices quoted below are based on minimum hours. Additional training will be billed at an hourly rate and could extend the graduation date.
All Monarch Sky courses and pricing assume that students meet the FAA prescribed experience prerequisites. If students wish, Monarch Sky can provide Time Building
in order to meet all prerequisites.