Kevin Morisette, CFII
Sacramento Flight Lessons
Kevin Morisette, CFII

Flight Training: Instrument Proficiency Check (IPC)

An Instrument Proficiency Check is required per FAR 61.57(d) when you haven't met the instrument experience requirements 6 months after you were last current.

The FAA has published guidance on performing IPCs, with an emphasis on aeronautical decision making, risk management, and personal minimums. This document is located here.

The Instrument Rating Airmen Certification Standards outlines what the minimum required tasks are for an IPC in a table in the appendix. These include: