Instrument Rating (Restricted) (Formerly IMC)

The Instrument Rating (Restricted) is an essential addition to your licence if you wish to fly in cloud or reduced visibility, especially considering the UK weather.

The course consists of a minimum of 15 hours flight training, of which

10 hours are entirely on instruments. There is also a minimum of 20

hours of ground instruction.


There is a written multi-choice exam and a Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) skills test.


Written Exam                            £25

IMC Skills Test                          £140

Cessna 152 cost per hour        £180 (Syndicate £150)

PA28 cost per hour                  £215 (Syndicate £185)