Instrument Rating or IR is an important element for the completion of both Commercial Pilot License and Private Pilot License courses as this program makes you eligible for advanced flight expertise and enables you to fly, navigate, and do landings in different types of weather conditions.
You will learn about the basics about instrument flight when you go for your night rating training and these ten hours of instrument flight time are usually counted towards your Instrument Rating Training.
Why the Instrument Rating program is an important element of pilot training?
At the level of instrument rating, you tend to learn about having control of the airspace communications including radio navigation, en-route risk management, risk management, holding procedures, and lastly approach and go around procedures plus the transition to visual & smooth landing when there’s reduced visibility. Moreover, at this stage trainees encounter different emergencies and abnormalities so that the entire focus is on the right behavior patterns.