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IFR Ground School offered in partnership with AeroCourse

June 7, 2013 @ 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

June 1-2 and June 7-9 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm

Days one and two, taught by our partner school’s most experienced instructors, exposes students to theoretical and practical meteorology, flight planning and radio aids.

Content covered

  • Instrument rating requirements
  • Phase of flight concept
  • Requirements for IFR flight
  • Navigation: charts, route selection, flight log
  • Met theory
  • Met practical
  • Introduction to instruments and radio aids
  • Introduction to IFR charts (Canada Air Pilot)

Days three, four and five, taught by AeroCourse’s highly experienced instructors, finishes up with IFR procedures, operating minima approach plates and INRAT exam prep material.

Content covered

  • Canada Air Pilot approach plates
  • Take-off minima
  • Departure procedures
  • Enroute procedures
  • Holds
  • Approach ban procedures
  • Approach procedures
  • Landing minima
  • Missed approach procedures
  • Alternate minima
  • Canadian air regulations
  • Advanced radio aids
  • Sensory and visual illusions
  • INRAT exam preparation

AeroCourse has teamed up with BFC to offer an in-depth IFR ground school. This program provides the student with more than an examination prep overview. It gives students in-depth knowledge to fully understand IFR flight. The student receives instruction from the highly qualified ground school staff of the flight school along with the experience and expertise of the AeroCourse instructors. It is a 40-hour program designed to meet the increasing demand by the aviation industry for competent, knowledgeable pilots.

AeroCourse has been providing IFR training with many of the same instructors for over 20 years. These highly skilled individuals are fully qualified airline pilots working in the Canadian aviation industry with Canada’s largest carriers. They bring a wealth of experience and training expertise. They are the leaders in Canada’s aviation training field. Learn from the best in the industry.


June 7, 2013
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Event Category:


Lecture Hall