Refresher training is designed not only to refresh old flying skills but to present new information and challenges in flying. Refresher training keeps pilots safe and increases proficiency and discipline. Often times pilot’s use refresher training to meet the FAR Biannual Flight review or Instrument Proficiency check requirement or learn more about
Advanced automation such as GPS,HSI, flight director, auto-pilot and glass cockpit transition. Pilots need to become familiar with all aspects and operations of such new equipment before flying under in instrument conditions.


Our philosophy is to teach pilot’s to think outside the box, build confidence, aeronautical decision making and cockpit resource management skills. This is accomplished with real world based scenarios, with the philosophy train as you fly. Additionally, as much as possible our training policy is to give students exposure to actual IMC weather flying. Learning to use the  aircraft automation tools for situation awareness, increased safety and proficiency are all a part of the good training that we stress.


In the past owners of high performance single & multiengine airplanes were required by insurance companies to attend FSI, SimCom, or other simulator based training, but that has all changed. Simulator & Instrument Training Center, IFRSIMCLUB is now insurance approved for aircraft owners of high performance airplanes especially pressurized twins such as Baron, Cessna 300 & 400 series or high performance singles like Bonanza, Malibu/Meridian and Cessna 210, often recurrent annual refresher training by aviation insurance underwriters.
In the case of Turbine powered airplanes insurance underwriters will definitely require additional simulator based training. Our curriculums are approved by aviation insurance underwriters. Our refresher courses are comprehensive and provide 3 phases of training to include ground training on procedures based on real world flying scenarios, and systems both normal & emergency. Simulator based training plus aircraft training. Most recurrent schools ONLY provide ground and simulator and NO flight training, others do not use a simulator at all.
Using simulators are the modern way to train they are cost and time efficient. Pilots experience emergency and instrument procedures that often times are too hazardous to practice in flight plus eliminate the wear and tear customer’s airplane.

Refresher training usually takes between three to five days to complete. Completion standards are per the FAA practical test guide lines with the pilot demonstrating proficiency under normal, emergency, and instrument flight conditions.
Successful completion of refresher training, to FAA and Insurance standards, pilots receive a course completion certificate, biennial flight review, and instrument proficiency check.


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