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I have JAA PPL from Hungary , and I will fly IFR with one school in poland , but I will take my flying FAA written and flying

exam in france , can I ask how many IFR hour can I do on simulator and on cessna 172 ?

By other meaning can I fly the 30 hour on simulator and 10 on the plane ?


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  1. lo_fly on Dec 29, 2012

    FAR 61.65(d) – to be eligible for an insrumnt rating you must have:

    1. 50 hours of X-country, 10 of which in an airplane;

    2. 40 hours of instument time, actual or simulated, of which 15 with an outhorized instructor of which 2 in the preceding 2 months from the exam;

    3. a 250 n.m. X-country along air-routes or directed routing by ATC with 3 different approaches at 3 airports;

    FAR 61.65(h) – max 10 hours in flight training device

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