Instrument panel in the plane cockpit.

Instrument Pilot Rating

Certificate

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This program gets you one step closer toward becoming a professional pilot. Here, you’ll learn how to trust your instruments so that you can fly at night and in inclement weather. 

What you’ll gain through the instrument pilot rating program

  • Advanced instruction on reading an instrument panel
  • Access to more flight opportunities

Curriculum & requirements

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Career opportunities

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Estimated tuition

Rates based on flight hours logged.

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Instrument pilot rating curriculum

Students in this certification program must complete six credit hours. The program course includes:

  • AVM 220 Instrument Flight Theory and Training, Basic
  • AVM 221 Instrument Flight Theory and Training, Advanced

Prerequisites for the flight instructor course include:

In addition, requirements for the instrument pilot rating certificate include:

  • Obtaining a visa if you are an international student
  • Passing a medical exam
  • Being at least 17 years old when you complete the certification

Pilot careers 

The instrument pilot rating certification program can take you to the next level in your current position, or help you attain your dream job. Alumni of the Burton D. Morgan College of Aeronautics have used their new ratings and certificates to gain employment with nationally known companies including: 

  • Spirit Airlines 
  • Delta Airlines 
  • United Airlines 
  • American Airlines
  • Atlanta Hartsfield airport authority
  • Opa Locka airport authority
  • CommutAir
  • Republic Airways
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