The Night Rating Qualification allows the Private Pilot to fly between “official night” and “official day” (30 minutes after sunset until 30 minutes before sunrise respectively).

Nothing compares to the sensation of flying at night, as a unique experience, an amazing panorama, a completely different view by night and improved skill of controlling an aircraft without having a horizon reference.

General requirements for a Night Rating:

  • Age – An applicant shall be a minimum of eighteen years of age.
  • Medical Fitness – An applicant shall hold a valid Class 1 or Class 2 Aviation Medical Certificate.
  • Certificates – An applicant shall hold at least a current Private Pilot License.

Night Rating curriculum:

  • Knowledge – An applicant will complete a course that includes a minimum of 10 hours night rating ground school.
  • Experience – An applicant will complete a minimum of 8 hours of night flight time in aeroplanes.

Night Rating Ground Stages

STAGE I

STAGE OBJECTIVE

  • During this stage, the student will review regulations regarding the night rating. In addition, the student will gain a greater understanding of airport lighting systems.

STAGE II

STAGE OBJECTIVE

During this stage, the student will learn more about human performance and limitations. They will also expand their knowledge of meteorology, weather forecasting and weather interpretation.

Night Rating Flight Stages

STAGE I

STAGE OBJECTIVE

  • This stage provides the student with dual training at night. Night navigation skills will be presented.

STAGE II

STAGE OBJECTIVE

  • This stage builds upon the skills developed in the first stage. The student will fly solo at night.

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