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Instrument Helicopter Rating Course — Additional Rating 

Course Objectives
This course is for a pilot who already holds a helicopter pilot certificate and an instrument rating in another aircraft category such as an airplane.  During the course the student will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully fly the helicopter in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) under Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) and pass the Instrument FAA Practical Test for an additional helicopter instrument rating.

Course Description
During the flight portion of the course, the student will learn how to operate the helicopter safely in Instrument Meteorological Conditions.  They will also learn how to track to NAVAIDS, enter and perform holds, DME arcs and instrument approaches to airports. 

During the ground portion of the course, the student will learn about the helicopter flight and navigation instruments, how to interpret IFR charts, flight planning, IFR regulations and safety considerations for IFR flight.


Course Outline and Hours

Dual IFR Flight Training 15 Hours
Total cost $5,325 ($4,920 with frequent flyer discount)