The Instrument Flight Lab complies with the FAA Federal Aviation Regulations. This course will consist of a minimum of 35 flight training hours and 2 hours of pilot briefings preparing the student for the FAA Instrument Rating. The Professional Pilot majors must comply with Tulsa Community College’s FAA approved Training Course Outline. The FAA has established flight time minimums; however, it is extremely important to note that national flight time averages are documented significantly above published FAA minimums. Additional direct costs apply based on hourly aircraft rates and flight instruction. Published aircraft rental and instruction rates are available at the TCC Aviation Center. The Instrument Airplane Rating Practical Test requires an additional external cost. The FAA Instrument Rating Certification Course must be completed in order to advance within the curriculum. Prerequisites: AVST 1222 for students seeking FAA FAR Part 141 training. AVST 2162 and a valid Private Pilot Certificate for students seeking FAA FAR Part 61 training. See the TCC Aviation Academic Counselor at the Riverside Aviation Center for course permission and enrollment requirements.