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Practical Test Standards: Instrument Rating (Helicopter & Powered Lift) ISBN 978-1-56027-779-8
This is no longer for Airplane applicants. Those seeking Instrument Rating Airplane should use the Airman Certification Standards ACS-8.
The Practical Test Standards are a guide for students, instructors, and FAA-designated examiners to know what is expected of pilots during a checkride.
ASA reprints the most current FAA Practical Test Standards in this series of handy cockpit-sized guides. This is the reprint of FAA-S-8081-4E, Instrument Rating for Helicopter & Powered Lift.
For Helicopter and Powered Lift applicants only; Instrument Rating Airplane applicants should use the Airman Certification Standard, ACS-8.”
Every PTS is written by the FAA and details the type and levels of skill and knowledge that must be demonstrated before an examiner can issue a certificate or rating to an applicant, and lists the appropriate background study and reference materials.
Practical Test Standards: Instrument Rating (Helicopter & Powered Lift)