Helicopter Instrument Rating
The privileges of an Instrument Rating will allow the holder to fly as pilot-
Commercial pilot candidates who are seeking employment as a copilot in an IFR operation in helicopters requiring two pilots must also write the Transport Canada Type Rating exam (HATRA) or the two ATPL-
To fly an aircraft under Instrument Flight Rules the aircraft must be certified to fly under Instrument Flight Rules.
To reduce training costs for the helicopter Instrument Rating we recommend that the candidate blend helicopter training with fixed-
To qualify for the Instrument Rating the candidates must:
These flight times are Transport Canada minimum requirements. Some candidates may require more flight training to meet the Transport Canada flight test standards.
The “Enrolment“ page will guide you in starting your training program and provide you with a list of ground school supplies required for the course.
Training Costs using the Robinson R44 Helicopter:
Helicopter Flight Training (10 hrs): $8,250
Flight Training Device (20 hrs): $3,000
Ground School (30 hrs: $500
Books and Materials: $275
Exams and licensing Fees: $65
Flight Test Fee: $500
Total Cost: $15,390
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