Pilotscafe's IFR Quick-Review Study Guide
A comprehensive supplemental resource for pilots working towards their FAA instrument-airplane rating.
## Topics covered:
- When is an Instrument Rating required?
- Logging instrument time
- Recency of experience
- Minimum aeronautical experience required for an IF rating
- Documents required for flight
- Maintenance inspection requirement
- Decision-making models
- Passenger & takeoff briefings
- IFR flight plan requirements
- Alternate requirements
- Takeoff minimums
- DPs and STARs
- IFR clearance requirements
- IFR altitudes
- Flight instruments
- Minimum equipment required for flight
- Radio navigation instruments (VOR, NDB)
- Understanding GPS, GNSS, PBN, RNP & RNAV
- Components of ILS
- Approach Light Systems
- Attitude instrument flying techniques
- Lost communication procedures
- Holding patterns
- Procedure turns
- Descent planning
- Basic VFR weather minimums in US airspace
- Available weather products and services
- Weather hazards
- Aeromedical factors
- Reference material
- And much more!
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