Instrument Rating Groundschool

The Instrument Rating Groundschool covers the following topics:

  • Flight Planning including weather, NOTAMs, performance, fuel planning and altimetry

  • ADF/NDB/VOR theory and procedures

  • Basic instrument flying

  • Wind/drift and timing calculations

  • Tracking

  • Hold patterns and joins

  • Precision & non-precision approaches

  • IFR R/T procedures, ATC procedures and airspace classification

The groundschool is then followed by the Synthetic Flight element of the course.