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IR(A)IR(A) instrument rating

Registration fee €100 one-time

Baltic Center Registration Fee Includes:
– Consultations for selection of HEI
– Migration & visa consultation
– Registration in the Baltic Center database
HEI admission documents’ check
– General testing for all Baltic Center HEIs – Admission Examination
– Student’s admission to HEI, maximum 3 registrations per one fee.
& In case of HEI change at the request of a student, after the admission letter receiving from HEI, a transfer to another HEI is for an extra cost.
– Documents’ arrangement for the payments to HEI
– Bonus – on the written application of a student, preparation and transfer of the invitation for the embassy.
& The period of preparation from week to two months

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The purpose of the IR (A) course is to train pilots for carrying out flights safely in instrumental conditions. To achieve SEP IR (A) rating, pilot must perform a 50 hours flight training on instrumental basis, where 35 hours out of 50 can be performed in a FNPT II simulator . MEP IR (A) requires at least 55 hours instrument flight training , where 40 hours out of 55 can be performed in a FNPT II simulator.

Цель курса IR(A) обучить пилота безопасно выполнять полёты в инструментальных условиях. Для получения рейтинга SEP IR(A) необходимо выполнить как минимум 50 часов тренировочных полётов по приборам, из которых 35 могут быть произведены на симуляторе FNPT II. Для получения рейтинга MEP IR(A) необходимо выполнить как минимум 55 часов тренировочных полётов по приборам, из которых 40 могут быть отлётаны на симуляторе FNPT II.

Programme structure

Ground Training:
Air Law;
Aircraft General Knowledge;
Flight Performance and Planning;
Human Performance and Limitations;
Training course expenses include the following:
Theoretical course and learning materials;
Individual instruction sessions with Flight instructor before and after the flight (pre flight briefing and flight analysis);
Aircraft rental (including fuel and insurance);
Latvian Navigation flight fees .

Наземная подготовка:
Воздушное право (Air Law);
Строение и эксплуатация самолёта (Aircraft General Knowledge);
Технические характеристики и планирование полёта (Flight Performance and Planning);
Человеческий фактор (Human Performance and Limitations);
Навигация (Navigation);
Фразеология (Communication);
Метеорология (Meteorology);
Стоимость курса включает следующее:
Теоретический курс и учебные материалы;
Индивидуальные занятия с лётным инструктором до и после полёта;
Самолёт (включая топливо);
Все навигационные сборы полётов в Латвии.

Apply now! Spring semester 2019/20
Application deadline
Jan 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Riga time

Winter intake

Studies commence
Feb 1, 2020
Apply now! Fall semester 2019/20
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2019

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States