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The privileges of an IRI Course are to instruct for the issue, revalidation and renewal of an IR on the appropriate aircraft category.


Pre-Entry requirements:
  • Minimum age of 18 years old. 
  • Aviation English language proficiency.
  • ​Class 1 aviation medical.
  • Holder of an ICAO CPL ME/IR License.
  • EASA ATPL theory exams pass


IRI Prerequisites


An applicant for an IRI certificate shall:

(a) for an IRI(A):

(1) have completed at least 800 hours of flight time under IFR, of which at least 400 hours shall be in aeroplanes; and

(2) in the case of applicants of an IRI(A) for multi-engine aeroplanes, meet the requirements of paragraph FCL.915.CRI (a);



Course Structure


IRI – Training course

(a) The training course for the IRI  includes, at least:

(1) 25 hours of teaching and learning instruction;

(2) 10 hours of technical training, including revision of instrument theoretical knowledge, the preparation of lesson plans and the development of classroom instructional skills;

(3) (i) for the IRI (A), at least 10 hours of flight instruction on an aeroplane, FFS, FTD 2/3 or FPNT II. In the case of applicants holding an FI (A) certificate, these hours are reduced to 5;


(b) Applicants holding or having held an instructor certificate shall be fully credited towards the requirement of (a)(1).