Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 I-ratings

I-01 rating

There and back again. This first IFR rating involves a simple flight from KSNA to KSNA, with vectors for the ILS RWY 20R approach. This is the IFR equivalent of pattern work.

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I-02 rating

Short hop. File IFR flight plan from KSNA to KCRQ. Fly IFR from KSNA to KCRQ, requesting vectors to the ILS RWY 24 final approach course.

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I-03 rating

TEC routes. File IFR flight plan from KSNA to KBUR using the specified TEC route and fly IFR from KSNA to KBUR, requesting vectors to the ILS RWY 8 approach.

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I-04 rating

ATC picks the destination, you find, file and fly the correct route. The pilot flies IFR from KSNA to a destination of the controller’s choice, filing an IFR flight plan using the preferred routing. Weather permitting, the pilot will conduct a visual approach at the destination airport.

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I-05 rating

Intro to SIDs/STARs. Fly from Burbank (KBUR) to Las Vegas (KLAS) via predefined routes, picking one that is appropriate for your type of aircraft.

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I-06 rating

SID from KLAX. Fly from KLAX to KSNA using the appropriate TEC route and fly a full approach from SLI, without vectors to final. 

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I-07 rating

Introduction to non-towered IFR operations. The pilot will fly IFR from KSNA to KAVX and shoot the VOR/DME-B approach from SXC.

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I-08 rating

Non-towered IFR departure. Non-towered IFR departure then vectors for LOC RWY 27 approach at KSAN.

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I-09 rating (currently retired)

Profile SID/STAR. KLAS to KLAX via BOACH or MCCRN SID and the RIIVR STAR into LAX.

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I-10 rating

Missed approach. SID from SBALOC/DME BC-A into KSMX, missed approach, hold, divert to KSBP for the VOR-A from MQO.

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I-11 rating

Meet your arc enemy. Non-towered departure using Obstacle Departure Procedure, hold at PDZVOR/DME RWY 17 at KVCV, missed, then cancel IFR and land under VFR.

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