Instrument Rating Conversion

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To obtain a Canadian Instrument Rating, the following requirement must be met: An applicant wishing to obtain an Instrument Rating, to be endorsed on the CPL-A, must meet the knowledge and skill requirements set out in the CARs by successfully completing the written examination (INRAT), and successfully completing a flight test.


INRAT written exam cost $35 to write, study guides and books are about $150, ground school cost about $225, the best option is online ground school . Flight test cost $350 + the airplane rental.


The amount of training or practice prior to the flight test depends on the pilotís currency and ability.


Licencing fee is $30. With a pilot who is current and proficient, the above will take about 1 week.

Piper Seneca V flying near mountain