Instrument Procedures

Instrument Procedures
The Instrument Procedures module is intended for Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rated pilots flying transport category jet or equivalent high performance turboprop aircraft. The module includes a review of navigation basics and instrument procedures including departures, arrivals, and approaches. Training on the use of approach VNAV is provided. Background material and numerous text and web-linked references are included.


This Instrument Procedures module provides ground training in preparation for the testing requirements of Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) 135.293 (a)(4) and (5), and in response to the training requirements of FAR 135.345 (Initial) and 135.351 (Recurrent). After customization, this module satisfies your Training Program Airman Specific Basic Indoctrination curriculum on Aircraft Performance and Airport Analysis, Navigation, Airspace and Air Traffic Control (ATC) Procedures, and Concepts of Instrument Procedures. Separate Initial and Recurrent versions of the module are available. The module is customized based on your Ops Specs, General Operations Manual (GOM), and/or Flight Operations Manual (FOM) requirements, and any special curriculum requirements in your FAA-approved Training Program.
Using Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) and Instrument Procedures Handbook materials, this module supports Part 91 pilot knowledge and proficiency requirements for navigation and instrument procedure flight operations in the U.S. National Airspace System. The module is not required by the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) or Business Aviation Safety Consortium (BASC) standard.
  • Navigation Basics
  • Instrument Procedures
  • Takeoff
  • Departures
  • Arrivals
  • Approaches
  • Approach VNAV