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IR (R)

Upgrade your PPL and fly in more challenging weather conditions.

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Service Description

The IMC Rating is a UK national rating and is designed as a ‘get you out of trouble’ qualification and not as a replacement for the IR. The revalidation/renewal requirements of the IMC Rating shall apply to the IR (Restricted). The use of the IMC Rating / IR (Restricted) is confined to UK airspace only. Completed at least 15 hours dual instrument flying training. Up to 5 hours of this training may be completed in an EASA-STD device qualified BITD, FNPT I/II, up to 2 hours of which may be in other FSTDs At least 10 of the 15 hours must be flown by sole reference to instruments Where an applicant wishes to be tested for the IMC Rating on a SP ME aeroplane the flying training must ensure that when in simulated instrument flight conditions in a ME aeroplane the applicant can maintain stable flight after an engine failure at climb power, then climb at recommended speed and execute the normal range of flight manoeuvres under asymmetric power 25 multi-choice questions covering the IMC Rating theoretical knowledge. The pass mark is 72%. The examination can be taken before or after the flight test An applicant for an IMC Rating must have: (a) 25 hours total experience as pilot of aeroplanes following PPL(A) issue and which may include the training for the UK IMC rating (b) 10 hours as PIC of aeroplanes to include 5 hours as PIC of aeroplanes on cross country flights (c) a UK issued Flight Radiotelephony Operators Licence (FRTOL) All training and exams can be completed at Shropshire Aero Club. The student must be a Shrosphire Aero Club member to have flying lessons.

Contact Details

01939 232882

Shropshire Aero Club, Harmer Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK

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