Those wishing to obtain their night rating have acquired a minimum 20 hours of
pilot flight time including at least 10 hours of night flight time, five of
which must be dual time, including two cross country. In addition, 5 hours of
night solo time is required, including 10 take-offs, circuits and landings. 10
hours of dual instrument time is also required.
Up to five hours of instrument ground time may be credited towards dual
Night rating applicants will have achieved a level of skill specific to the
Flight Instructor Standard.
If you have a license endorsed for night rating in another aircraft category,
the 20 hour pilot flight time will be reduced to a minimum of five hours,
including a minimum two hours dual night flight time, one hour solo night flight
time and one hour dual instrument time.