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Instrument Written


For those of you who want a personal guide to passing the FAA knowledge test, or want to dedicate a weekend to just get it done, our classroom programs have been designed for you.

  • Classes are large enough to allow for pilot camaraderie, yet small enough to allow for the personal attention needed to complete the course
  • Classes held monthly at 6 locations
  • Testing available right at our school
Instrument Written Test


Program: 3-Day Weekend Course
Price: $495 + Exam Fee
American Flyers Training Manual is provided on-site at the beginning of the course.

Course Content

  • Instrument Flight Rules Requirements
  • Flight Instruments and Attitude Flying
  • Airspace and the En Route Environment
  • Basic Meteorology and Weather Services
  • Radio Navigation Aids
  • Air Traffic Control (ATC)
  • Instrument Approach Charts and Instrument Approaches
  • Precision Instrument Approaches
  • Holding Procedures
  • Flight Planning
  • Aeromedical Factors and Emergency Operations

What You Will Need

  • E6B Navigation Computer, Electronic or Manual
  • Plotter
  • Calculator
  • Pencils and Erasers

When Can I Take the Written?

  • Testing is available on Sunday after the course ends
    *Subject to availability of the FAA testing system
  • We recommend you schedule a time to take the test to guarantee availability