FAA Part-61 Instrument Rating (IR) | Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Apply now Download brochure

Course information

Course Start Dates

On this page, you can find information about costs, pre-entry requirements, and the FAA Instrument Rating (IR) course offered by OSM Aviation Academy.


The start dates are at the moment flexible, please contact us for more information.

C172 Instrument Flying

OSM Aviation Academy offers FAA Instrument Rating (IR) training course which includes the practical and theoretical training required for pilots to take the Instrument Rating (IR) in accordance with FAA Part 61. 

Training plan and duration

The FAA Instrument Rating course is estimated to take 2 months, and require full attendance during this period. During this period, we can offer you group housing, follow-ups on progress, and administrative and educational assistance during the whole period. 


  • 30 hours of personalized ground training
  • 10 hours Pre/Post-flight briefings 
  • 15 hours in a full-motion simulator Redbird MX-2
  • 15 hours dual flight training in a C172 SP G1000
  • 10 hours shared flight time in a C172 SP



The student must have an approved FAA First Class Medical and TSA approved confirmation email (non-US citizens) before the first flying lesson.

Documentation required

  • Passport
  • Medical Certificate
  • Student application form
  • TSA approved (non-US citizens)
  • Authorization from your parents if you are under 18 years old.




An initial payment of 30% of the total cost must be made before the initial course staring date on students´ application form.

Additional Expenses

  • IR Cessna Pilot Course (online)
  • First Class Medical Certificate
  • IR Checkride
  • IR Aeronautical Knowledge Test
  • TSA (Instrumen), if required
  • TSA Fingerprints, if required

*Prices are estimated on the minimum hour requirement to complete the required training. It is not guaranteed you will complete your training in the number of hours or time frame stated. In some cases, additional training may be required for you to complete. Should you exit any flight/ground hours or require additional accommodations, you will be responsible for additional costs.

Contact us directly

You can find the answers to most of your questions in the FAQ


Chat with us on Facebook

Go to Facebook

Give us a call

+46 21 802 828