PTIB Long Contract: Multi Engine IFR Rating Program Outline

Brief Program DescriptionFlight training required to meet requirements to be issued a Multi Engine Instrument Rating by Transport Canada
Career OccupationCommercial Pilot with Multi Engine Instrument Rating
Admission RequirementsAge 18 or Grade 12, Category 1 Medical, Private Pilot Licence, Valid Membership Application on file with Club, Approval of the Executive Director Flight Operations, PTIB Contract Signed
Learning ObjectivesAt the completion of this program student will demonstrate the competencies outlined in Transport Canada’s Flight Test Guide and Study & Reference Guide for the Multi Engine Instrument Rating and demonstrate the required flight and knowledge competencies to pass the Multi Engine Instrument Flight Test and pass the INRAT Written Examination.
Students should refer to Flight Training Programme in Member Handbook
Method(s) of EvaluationPractice test prior to Transport Canada examination Transport Canada INRAT written examination Preflight test prior to Transport Canada flight test Transport Canada Multi Engine Instrument flight test
Completion RequirementsStudent must hold 50 hours cross country time total time and complete all regulatory hour requirements including 40 hours instrument time for the issuance of a Multi Engine Instrument Rating including successful completion of a flight test and written examination by Transport Canada. Students should refer to Flight Training Programme in Member Handbook for further details.
Program Duration62 hours including 20 hours dual aircraft and 20 hours simulator time (plus ground school and individual one on one briefings). Full time involves 15 hours per week of training and takes approximately 13 weeks depending on weather restrictions. Part time varies depending on student’s availability for flying and can take from 4 months to 18 months.
Homework HoursStudents can expect to do a minimum of 1 hour prereading and studying for each hour of ground school held as well as approximately 1 hour of pre and post flight preparation for each hour of flight training conducted. Further self study is required to prepare for INRAT written examination.
Delivery MethodFlight training is delivered one on one.
Indicate how the program is delivered:
  • In-class instruction
  • Distance education
  • Combined delivery both in-class and distance* (ground school)
Required Course MaterialsInstrument Procedures Manual
Pilot supplies including CAP2, CAP GEN, Enroute 1/2 and TAC as required Canadian Instrument Rating Workbook by Aerocourse
Program OrganizationThe program is composed of a two day ground school, 20 hours of dual flight instruction and 20 hours of simulator instruction in addition to pre and po st flight ground briefings. All flying is conducted one on one.