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RW / powered lift guy trying to add a fixed wing Inst add on.

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I am trying to add on my FW INST rating. Due to how the military trains us, we do an intense IFR syllabus with sims and 30 hours in the aircraft approximately.  However I never took an actual instrument "check" with all the documentation in the A/C. So here it is 10 years later and i want to add a fixed wing inst add on to my card. How many hours do i have to fly? Below is what i currently have. 

Here is what I have currently:




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  1. Ray Salmon on Apr 25, 2017

    You need to be able to show:

    1. 10 hours PIC cross-country in airplanes
    2. 15 hours instrument instruction from a fixed-wing instrument instructor
    3. Included in the 15 hours is a minimum of 3 hours of instrument training in an airplane within the 2 calendar months prior to taking the practical test
    4. Also included in the 15 hours is a 250nm cross-country with your instrument instructor in an airplane along airways or ATC-directed routing with a minimum of 3 different kinds of instrument approaches.

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