In order to simulate reallife IFR procedures, the following clearance and taxi procedures should
Prior to taxi, the student will:
Ensure UHF radio mode is in the "both" position and appropriate frequency is
Place his/her clearance on request with Ground Control or Clearance Delivery as
Obtain taxi clearance.
Complete items 1 through 11 on the Instrument Checklist.
During the Instrument Stage, when appropriate, the instructor may
play the role of Clearance Delivery, Ground, Tower, Departure,
Center, Approach, etc. The instructor may give the student the
clearance any time after it has been placed on request.
While taxiing to the runup area, the student will complete the Instrument Checklist. If the
altimeter error is in excess of 75 feet, report the error to your instructor. The aircraft is not legal
to fly in an IFR environment with an error greater than 75 feet.
IFR clearances will include the following items as appropriate:
Route of flight
Any special information
Radio frequency and transponder information
6-4 RADIO INSTRUMENT FLIGHT PROCEDURES