CB-IR (A) *
Instrument flight rating

*through our partner ATO Air Alliance


  • Class 2 medical certificate
  • General radio communication certificate AZF, which can be acquired as part of the training
  • Proof of knowledge of the English language (ICAO LEVEL 4)
  • PPL (A) or CPL (A) with night flight authorization (if IFR is to be flown at night)
  • At least 50 hours of overland flight time as the pilot in command on aircrafts

Theoretical training

The theoretical training and examination comprise a total of 7 subjects:

  • Radio navigation
  • Meteorology
  • Air law
  • IR radiotelephone traffic
  • Human performance
  • General aircraft knowledge – instrumentation
  • Flight planning and monitoring of the course of the flight

The theoretical exam must be taken 18 months after the start of the training at the latest.

The practical training

The practical training amounts to at least 40 hours of instrument flight time, of which 10 hours can be completed on a flight simulator (at least FNPT I).

The training is suitable for owners of private aircrafts, as up to 30 hours out of 40 hours can be completed on your own aircraft outside of the ATO.