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required flight


You must receive and log ground and flight training from an authorized instructor that includes the following areas of operation:

​1. Fundamentals of instructing

2. Technical subject areas 3. Preflight preparation 4. Preflight lesson on a maneuver to be performed in flight 5. Air traffic control clearances and procedures 6. Flight by reference to instruments 7. Navigation aids 8. Instrument approach procedures 9. Emergency operations 10. Postflight procedures 

eligibility for an instrument flight instructor rating:

A candidate for an add-on instrument flight instructor rating must:

​​1.​ Possess an instrument rating on his/her pilot certificate
2. Pass the instrument flight instructor knowledge test 3. Receive a logbook endorsement from an authorized instructor on the areas of operation required for an instrument flight instructor
​ 4. Pass the instrument flight instructor practical test


certified flight instructor - instrument

Adding an instrument rating to your flight instructor certificate allows you to provide instrument training for the issuance of an instrument rating, a type rating not limited to VFR, or the instrument training required for commercial pilot and airline transport pilot certificate. The flight instructor certificate alone does not offer these privileges. For more information Click Here.