VFR Over the Top Rating

This endorsement allows the pilot to fly under VFR conditions above the clouds using the cloud below as reference rather than the earths surface. This course consists of instrument flying and more detailed weather analysis training. Pilots who hold a CPL or an IR automatically have the VOTT endorsement.


  • Must hold a PPL;
  • 15 hours instrument; (5 hours instrument from PPL can be counted)
  • No written exam required.

Course Length

Anticipate 1 week if full-time, 3 weeks if part-time.