The Instrumental rating Course – Airplane – IR (A)

Instrumental rating (IR) allows you to fly single-engine (SEP) or multi-engine aircraft (MEP) according to instrument flight rules (IFR).

Minimum Requirements


PPL with Night Rating or CPL

Flight Experience:

50 hrs of Cross Country as PIC or helicopter (in this case at least 10 hrs must be done in airplane)

Medical License:

EASA Class 1 o 2

Theoretical Course 180 hrs
  • Air law and ATC Procedures
  • Aircraft general knowledge
  • Instrumentation
  • Flight performance and planning
  • Human performance and limitations
  • Meteorology
  • Radio Navigation
  • Communication IFR
Practical Course 70 hrs

Rating IR on single-engine (SEP)

  • 50 hrs dual on IFR single-engine complex

Rating IR on single engine (SEP) and multi-engine (MEP)

  • 55 hrs dual on IFR single-engine complex
  • 15 hrs dual on IFR multi-engine complex (40 hrs is possible perform on Flight simulator Alsim Alx 500 FNTPII)
  • Siai Marchetti S205/20R,
  • Diamond DA40-180
  • Tecnam P2006T
  • Alsim Alx 500 FNTP II
  • Theoretical examination: multiple-answers test in English language on the subjects of the theoretical course, carried out at ENAC headquarters in Rome or Milan.
  • Practical examination: 1 hrs flight examination with an ENAC flight examiner