Instrument Airplane (IFR) Rating Ground School Add utility to your private pilot certificate. This advanced aviation course is designed for the private pilot seeking an Instrument Flight Rating (IFR). Students will be equipped with the training necessary to satisfy the prerequisites for the FAA Instrument-Airplane Knowledge test. The comprehensive Instrument Pilot Kit is authored by Gleim Aviation, the industry standard in pilot training, and supplemented by in-flight photography and multimedia to reinforce the basic knowledge requirements and examples presented. The Instrument Pilot kit costs approximately $150 and is available at the UAHuntsville or Off Campus Bookstore. Prerequisites: Private Pilot Ground School (HPE 230) or FAA Private Pilot Rating or Instructor Approval.