The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by Captain.huzaifa » Thu Feb 02, 2017 3:57 pm

Dammit
What have you been using to study for the IR exam then?
Also did you have 4 subjects from your commercial before June 2016?
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by griffindido » Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:58 pm

hey no i didnt have 4 exams so i have beem screwed over...i failed irop 3 times i had to wait for 2 months...i use everything i can get but almost nothing comes...what you been using
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by Captain.huzaifa » Thu Feb 02, 2017 5:02 pm

Nothing yet....not sure what to use to study...speak to patrick his of good help
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by griffindido » Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:13 pm

cool thanks mate
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by Patrickhloots » Fri Feb 03, 2017 3:12 pm

It's all cleared up now.
Had a long discussion with the head of examination.

If you have passed 4 CPL exams before the June 2016 cut off date then you are exempt from the 2 month waiting period after failing the exam more than 3 times. This means You can write the exam every 7 days.
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by Captain.huzaifa » Fri Feb 03, 2017 4:17 pm

Thanks Patrick for all your help
Atleast we are relieved now :D
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by PTAPILOT » Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:35 pm

HI Guys,

Not meaning to hi-jack anyone's post here. I am in the same predicament here. I have finished all of my exams, except this one. Wrote it last year October, and again this past Monday. Failed on Monday again with 70%..... I am to a point where I am sitting with my hands in my hair with frustration and anxiety. This two months "waiting period" which the CAA introduced last year - they have no idea what sort of pressure they introduced into one's personal life. I am a full time "Comm" Student, with only this hurdle left.... and if I should fail this again, - I am stuffed for two months.... One would have thought that the "2 month" waiting period will lapse when you attempt again 4 months down the line.... anycase.

Now with all my whining done :) . Does anyone have any sort of tips or help? MY previous attempts I did all the question bank questions on the various subjects, and restudied all my AVEX notes.... I have now employed the Bristol questionbank as well in hope that, that will pull it through for me.

But, ya - I dont wish this exam upon my worst enemy......

This is literally driving me to tears....

Have a good day guys!
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by Chronos » Thu Feb 09, 2017 5:28 pm

This 2 month waiting period is really hectic and totally unfair!

Now guys that got 4 CPL subjects before the 1 July last year can now write any exam 1000 times and write once a week after they have failed!

And guys like me now has to wait 2 months after a 3 failure! Where does CAA draw the line here?

I haven't yet written this instrument rating exam, but I will be starting soon with the exam and not looking forward to it! I all ready know of many guys that have to wait 2 months, because of failing this exam.

As I understand there is no clear source material on what to study for it and guys are only doing Questionbank and one can only imagine how many errors are in those Questionbank questions!

I have heard of guys passing this exam quite well like a 82% for example and it would be really great if someone that passed this exam can give us guys a heads up on what to study and comment on this forum.

Meanwhile many guys have only this exam left and some guys are waiting months to pass this! It's really very stressful and hectic.

So if there is anyone out there that passed this exam and can give some tips I would appreciate it a lot!

Good luck to everyone writing this horrible exam!
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by jameSpeirs » Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:22 am

Anyone else written the exam? :)
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by PTAPILOT » Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:27 am

I wrote again today.... did worst than my second time. And now I am stuck with this 2 Month period. Even got Questions about helicopter loads.... interesting.....
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by jameSpeirs » Wed Feb 22, 2017 12:16 pm

PTAPILOT wrote:I wrote again today.... did worst than my second time. And now I am stuck with this 2 Month period. Even got Questions about helicopter loads.... interesting.....
This exam is such a con, :x
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by BallsOfFire » Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:09 pm

I really think the CAA is confused.

The same goes for the new PAR 93 requirments. This all before their ICAO audit....

My heart bleed for these kids...
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by hlouw » Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:02 pm

Maybe the Com guys/girls should return to the old system. They did all the subjects (with procedures) in any event . To redo all of Com in a single subject again doesnt make sense.
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by Flyerhuks » Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:12 am

PTAPILOT wrote:I wrote again today.... did worst than my second time. And now I am stuck with this 2 Month period. Even got Questions about helicopter loads.... interesting.....
I wrote this morning as well. It didn't go well.
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Re: The New Instrument Rating Syllabus

Unread post by Captain.huzaifa » Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:25 pm

Hi Guys
Can any one recommend what notes or books to study from for this IR exam? :lol:

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