4 Day Instrument Finish Up

4 Day Instrument Finish Up

Many students with previous instrument training are candidates for the 4 day finish up program. Read testimonials from former students. The required and recommended texts are the same as the 7 day program above. Before the 4 Day Instrument Program you should complete the following pre-requites

Required Texts for the Program

Recommended Texts for the Program

All of the above texts are available in digital format which is an acceptable alternative provided you are familiar with quickly accessing the information on your laptop or mobile device. If not, stick with the paper option for check ride purposes.

Take Flight San Diego has created three training videos to help you learn the practical aspects of the Garmin 430/530 and 650/750. Developed by my flight training company, these videos are available for iPad, PC, and Mac and can be viewed at www.flighttrainingapps.com.


Format & Cost

A typical day will involve either one or two flights with ground training in between, depending on the needs of the student.

The cost of the 4 day finish up program is $4,320 not including airplane/simulator rentals. If additional instruction is needed after the 4th day, instruction is provided at a daily rate of $1,080 full day and $540 half day or $135/hour as apropriate. To guarantee your reservation of airplane and instructional time, 50% of the $4,320 fee is required before the start date, with the balance due on the first day of training. Acceptable forms of payment are credit/debit, check, Venmo or PayPal. Airplane and simulator time are paid daily.

Airplanes can be rented from Plus One Flyers at SEE, MYF, RNM, and CRQ. Typical airplane time is 10 hours and typical simulator time is 5 hours @ $45/hour. The simulator provided is an Elite PI-135 with a Garmin 430 and 650 attachment. Plus One Flyers requires a one-time joining fee of $144 and monthly dues of $37.50. Membership may be terminated at any time with a 30 day notice.

For those pursuing non-accelerated instrument finish up training, instruction is provided at a rate of $1,080 per day or $540 per half day.

Refund Policy: Refunds will be granted with a minimum 30 days notice given before the start of any training dates scheduled and on a case by case basis when less than 30 days notice is given.