A total of 40 hours of instrument time must be accumulated; 20 hours of which can be completed in Cooking Lake Aviation’s Flight Simulator. Instrument time accumulated during the Private, Night and Commercial training can be used towards this rating. The formal training requires a 100NM dual IFR cross county to be completed. A total of 50 hours of cross country pilot in command time is required for the rating as well.
There are different groups to this rating, which will give the holder different Privileges; a Group 1 rating is for Multi Engine Aircraft, a Group 2 is for Multi Engine, Center line Thrust aircraft & a Group 3 is for Single Engine aircraft.
Ground School & Examinations
There are no ground school requirements for this rating, however there are courses available to aid you in preparation for the written examination. Cooking Lake Aviation has teamed up with INRAT Exam Prep to successfully prepare you for the INRAT Exam.
A new option for student pilots, CLA students will receive:
1. A 10% discount on the price of the INRAT Exam Prep course
2. A 33% discount on an annual Foreflight membership
INRAT Exam Prep utilizes an interactive student platform while integrating customized course content, audio/visual lectures, practice exams & instructor office hours to save you time & ensure your success on the Transport Canada INRAT Exam.
You must successfully pass the Transport Canada instrument written exam known as the “INRAT” and all flight time requirements must be met before taking the flight test.
Allows the holder of the Rating to file an IFR flight plan and fly in IMC conditions (no visual reference to the ground).