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Failed Instrument Rating Checkride

Old 16th May 2020, 18:01
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Failed Instrument Rating Checkride

Hello,

I am currently doing my flight training in USA and I failed the oral checkride on the first question. The DPE asked me what the currency requirements for the Instrument rating were and I answered 66HITS. However he was not satisfied and asked in depth the requirements for using simulator or actual IMC for staying current and I had forgotten it. I opened up the FAR AIM and read him the correct answer but he was not satisfied and said I was changing my answer. He failed me and I was shocked because I had come prepared but just based on 1 question I was failed. I was not even given the option to continue the checkride. I was charged 700 dollars for just 1 question.

After failing, I talked with the chief instructor and he told me about the currency requirements and signed me off for the checkride on the same day because he knew I was prepared. I gave the oral the second time and passed but discontinued the flight because it was windy. I was charged 700 again for the retake. I am very nervous because I had already failed my private checkride and now I have failed 2 checkrides so I think it will be difficult to get hired.
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