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Instrument Rating Practical Test

Guaranteed to pass your Oral Exam and Checkride

Pass your FAA Instrument Checkride with ease!

This course shows you a real-world ACS Instrument Rating Practical Test including both the oral and flight tests. You'll learn on-screen exactly what the FAA wants you to demonstrate to earn your Instrument rating.
  • FREE lifetime course access and automatic updates
  • Ace Your FAA Instrument Rating Oral & Instrument Rating Practical Test — Guaranteed!
  • Updated to the current FAA Airman Certification Standards (ACS) requirements
7.5 hours
KCW225
Old Price: $199
$99

Everything You Need to Know to Ace Your ACS Instrument Rating Checkride
 
You will be completely prepared to demonstrate both your aviation knowledge for the oral exam and demonstrate your proficiency at flying IFR for your checkride—everything you need to know to show your examiner that you are truly ready to be an Instrument Rated Pilot. This course will show you exactly how to demonstrate your knowledge and perform each aerial maneuver to the ACS (Airman Certification Standards). This course is mobile friendly and can go anywhere you need to study.
 
  • Go from handshake to handshake with an actual FAA examiner
  • Learn what your examiner wants to hear and how to say it
  • Learn how to communicate IFR chart procedures including:
    • Approaches
    • Arrivals
    • Departures
    • Enroute
 
How to Prepare for the Instrument Rating Oral Test
 
You'll Learn how to demonstrate your aviation knowledge, including subjects like:
 
  • IFR Flight Planning
  • Holding Procedures
  • Aircraft Systems
  • Meteorology
  • IFR Regulations
 
How to Prepare for the Instrument Rating Flight Test
 
You'll learn how to perform basic attitude instrument flying & holding procedures with in-flight and air-to-air footage. You will be able to demonstrate good risk management—including situational awareness, collision avoidance, cockpit resource management and the appropriate use of checklists.
 
You’ll pass on your first attempt—or your money back
 
Accepted for FAA WINGS Credit
 
Learn what to expect
Martha King Takes the Practical Test with an Actual FAA Examiner
 
The earlier you know what's required for your FAA IFR Practical Test, the more prepared you'll be
 
Get This Course Now!
 
Don't wait until the last minute. Customers have told us that they wish they had started the Instrument Rating checkride prep course early in their training because it so clearly demonstrates every flying skill they had to master on their way to their certificate or rating.
 
The invaluable tips and in-flight footage will save you time and money as you'll be able to demonstrate your knowledge of instrument procedures to your Flight Instructor with ease!
 
Course Running Time:
 
Approximately 7.5 hours of video lessons

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  1. Is this course right for me?
    This course is designed to prepare you to take and pass the FAA Instrument Rating Practical Test (a.k.a. Instrument Rating Checkride).
  2. What are the system requirements for this course?
    Any device with an Internet browser and broadband Internet connection.
  3. Can I use my smartphone to view the course materials?
    Apple iPhone and iPad
    We recommend using the Safari browser.
     
    Free bonus! You can download your lessons and take them later on an iPad or iPhone—even when not connected to the Internet. The free King Schools Companion app allows you to view and complete lessons in your course when no Internet connection is available. The app will automatically sync progress between all of your devices when your iOS device returns online. The free app is available through the iTunes App Store by searching for "King Schools Companion."

    Follow the steps below to access your courses on your iOS device offline:
    • After you have created your iLearn account by following the instructions in the email you'll receive after you complete your order,
    • Download the King Schools Companion app through the iTunes App Store onto your iOS device while you are connected to the Internet.
    • Once your course(s) have finished loading, you can start studying offline!
    Android
    Your course is compatible with the Google Chrome browser on your Android device. The Chrome browser is available for free download from the Google Play Store by searching for "Chrome".
  4. Does this course cover the ACS checkride?
    Yes! This course has been updated to reflect the changes made by the move from the Practical Test Standards (PTS) to the Airmen Certification Standards (ACS).
  5. Is there a particular order to follow?
    Just follow the path from start to finish; it´s that easy. Of course you can skip around if you chose but we recommend staying on the lesson path.
  6. How much time will it take to complete the course?
    The Instrument Rating Practical Test Course contains approximately 7.5 hours of video.
     
    King Schools courses are self-paced so completion time will vary from person to person.
  7. What if I have a question? Is there a CFI available?
    If you still have a question about your course, you can call us during our normal business hours at 800-854-1001 or +1 858 541-2200. You can also email us at custserv@kingschools.com - We have a full staff of pilots and flight instructors available to answer you questions. Please be aware that it may take 24-48 hours to respond to an email so please call us if you need immediate attention.
     
    Of course, when you take a King Schools course, it is like having a flight instructor with your 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can review the material as often as you like at any time. Sometimes, you may want to review a video segment a couple of times.
  8. Can I still access the course material after I complete the course?
    You have lifetime access to your Online Instrument Rating Practical Test Course. Remember, with the online media, the course is also automatically updated and will always be current.
  9. When can I take my FAA checkride?
    You'll need to first pass your FAA Written Test and receive an endorsement from your flight instructor.
  10. How do I access my course completion certificate?
    Once you have completed all the lessons and answered all the questions in each lesson, you'll be able to print out your completion certificate. Click on the Course Complete icon when you are finished to print your certificate.
  11. How do I get my WINGS credit for taking the course?
    Just make sure the email address in your King Schools iLearn account matches your WINGS account. We will automatically grant WINGS credit when you complete the course. For more information, click here.
  12. Now that I finished the course, what´s next?
    Consider getting your commercial! Of course, King Schools will be there to help you achieve this goal with King Schools Commercial Pilot Courses.

Course Completion Review
Oral part was thorough and insightful. It would’ve been better though if they also used an analog cessna apart from a g1000 equipped cessna, when executing the instrument approaches.
Elizabeth A. 06/08/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
great
helped me put it all together in my head
Timothy 06/07/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
Course Completion Review
Lots of good information
Devin R. 06/06/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
Course Completion Review
#1
Clarence M. 05/30/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
Course Completion Review
Fantastic
Jacob S. 05/21/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
TERRIFIC!!
CAN’T TELL YOU HOW MUCH THIS BROUGHT IT ALL TOGETHER.  I’M VERY CLOSE TO SCHEDULING MY CHECKRIDE.  RAISED MY CONFIDENCE AS TO HOW MUCH TO DO KNOW!
Stephen N. 05/16/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
Great
Cool Learning Experience
Ira W. 05/05/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
Excellent Checkride Prep
I used King Schools for my PPL checkride prep and decided to use their course for my Instrument Rating review as well. They do an excellent job covering all requirements and go further in depth to cover each ACS topic/requirement to impart better understanding to the student. I like that the video clips are all about 30 minutes or less and broken up by topic. It makes it easier to study and then come back later and begin with the next topic and also feel like you're making progress. Great info presented in an easy to understand and retain manner, and the examiner in the videos is an actual DPE that covers expectations.
Kristina V. 05/02/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
Course Completion Review
solid info and prep for your checkride!!! helped me pass
Ian W. 04/29/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
Earned my Instrument rating to
Website is fantastic, I wish I could have spend more times reviewing all the information
Daniel D. 04/20/2022
Instrument Rating Practical Test
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