Single Engine IFR

What does this rating allow you to do…

Allows the pilot to fly during Instrument conditions in a single engine aircraft.

Prerequisite

The candidate must hold a Private Licence.

Requirements

  • 40 hours of instrument time (Instrument time previously logged for the PPL, night rating or CPL could count toward this minimum time.) 20 hours can be on a simulator.
  • 50 Hours PIC X-Country
  • A dual cross country of at least 100 nautical miles, under simulated or actual IFR conditions, must be completed.
  • A Transport Canada Written and Flight Test must be completed

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How fast can I get it done?

  • Training is at the student’s pace and convenience.
  • The course will take 4 weeks if full time and 3-4 months if part time (3 lessons a week).

What is the Cost?

Scroll down for minimum requirements and cost estimates for Single Engine IFR (Group 3 Instrument rating) with Professional Flight Centre.

Transport Canada Required Minimums for Single-Engine IFR Rating:

Redbird Full Motion Sim – 20 hours @ $159.00 $3180.00
C172 (C-WCG) Dual Training – 20 hours @ $203.00 $4060.00
Ground Briefing – 7 hours @ $59.00 $413.00
3-Day IFR Written Exam Seminar $450.00
1-Day IFR Refresher Seminar $150.00
IFR Course Manual $125.00
Total Fees to Professional Flight Centre ($CAD): $8378.00

Incidental Fees:

Transport Canada Written Exam Fee $35.00
IFR Flight Test Examiners Fee $350.00
Transport Canada IFR Endorsement Fee $30.00
IFR AP Fee $33.00
Total Incidental Fees ($CAD): $448.00
Total course estimate for the Single-Engine IFR Rating ($CAD): $8826.00

NOTE: These prices do not include applicable taxes & fuel surcharges. The above estimate is based on Transport Canada minimums, any additional training required to meet standards will be billed at the applicable rate.
All prices are in Canadian Dollars ($CAD). For conversion rates to your local currency click here.