IFR Certification, VFR Certification, and Transponder Certification in and around Michigan

All transponder-equipped aircraft, both VFR and IFR, must have their systems tested and certified every two years, and aircraft operating under IFR must also undergo altimeter and static system testing as well. If you are looking for Michigan IFR, Certification, VFR Certification or Transponder Certification, look no further than Top Flight! Located in Southeast Michigan, we are pleased to serve clients throughout the state with all of their certification needs. As your local, avionics experts, our staff can provide you with complete certification inspections as well as equipment packages to help you achieve certification. Whether this is your first time going through the certification procedure, or you simply need to update your certification, Top Flight is here to help! We’ll provide you with the exceptional service you need to get back in the air in no time!


IFR Certification

IFR Certification requires the testing of your aircraft’s static system and transponder as well as certifying the encoder and altimeter. As your local, avionics experts, Top Flight can provide you with efficient testing of these systems and components to ensure your aircraft is compliant. Since the altimeter and encoder need to be removed from the aircraft for inspection, we recommend you schedule your IFR Certification in advance and allot for several hours of service. We can also provide you with the inspection services and any repairs necessary to help you maintain your IFR Certification.


VFR Certification

Like IFR Certification, VFR Certification is required every two years, however VFR Certification can usually be performed in under an hour. When you bring in your aircraft for VFR Certification, Top Flight’s experienced crew will inspect your transponder for proper transponder certification. Transponders systems that fail to meet the minimum requirements can cause problems with ATC radar systems. If your transponder is out-of-alignment or isn’t operating properly, our technicians have the knowledge and expertise to repair it. So, you can meet the transponder certification requirements in no time.


Top Flight is proud to serve clients throughout Pontiac, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Detroit, MI and the surrounding areas with complete IFR, Certification, VFR Certification and Transponder Certification services. If your aircraft is not currently up to code for certification, we can provide you with the avionics repair work or new equipment installation necessary to bring you up to certification eligibility. If you have questions about IFR, Certification, VFR Certification or Transponder Certification, or would like to schedule your inspection and certification service, please contact us today!