instructorA training program for pilots to acquire instructor rating for instrument flights IRI (A)

The aim of the course is to train candidates on a professional level corresponding to the requirements of qualification class: instructor for IFR IRI (A).

Requirements for the training:

Кандидатът за придобиване на сертификат за IRI(A) трябва да отговаря на следните предварителни условия (FCL.915.IRI):

  1. have at least 800 hours of flight time under IFR, of which at least 400 hours of aircraft
  2. in case of applying for IRI (A) multi-engine aircraft to meet the requirements of FCL.915.CRI (a) - 500 hours of flight time as a pilot and 30 hours as PIC on the class or type of airplane.

The training course for the IRI (A) includes at least:

  • 25 hours of teaching and learning;
  • 10 hours of technical training, including revision of theoretical knowledge of IFR, preparation of lesson plans and the development of skills for training;
  • At least 10 hours of flight training. In the case of candidates who have a certificate of FI (A), these hours are reduced to 5.

The flight training is conducted by a flight instructor FI (A), who has:

    1. completed at least 500 hours of flight training (FCL.905.FI (s))
    2. passed an assessment of competence in accordance with FCL.935 for airplanes

After successful completion of the flight program the applicant takes a flight test with duration of 2:00 hours with examiner appointed by DG "CAA".