Instrument Ratings



Candidates must hold a Canadian Private Pilot Licence or greater with a minimum of a Category 3 Medical approved by Transport Canada.


Most companies fly under instrument rules, which mean they fly in clouds and or reduced visibility. This rating is essential if you plan to make a career as a pilot.

For those of you wishing to obtain a Group 3 Instrument rating or would like to renew their instrument rating, contact the Moncton Flight College at 1-800-760-4632 or send us an email at MFC alumni get 10% discount on IFR renewals.

Ground school subjects for the Instrument rating

Personnel Licensing and Training
Human Factors
Instrumentation and Radio Aids
Basic Principles and use of VOR and ADF
Canada Air Pilot general pages
Introduction to GPS and Weather Radar
Rules of the Air and Air Traffic Services
Introduction to Departures, Holds and Approaches
Navigation and Cross-country Planning

Groundschool subjects will be covered in approximately 40 hours.

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