IFR flight

IFR flight

A flight conducted according to instrument flight rules (ICAO). A flight cleared to fly in IFR (instrument flight rules) may continue its operation when VFR (visual flight rules) conditions so exist but not vice versa.
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The transportation system will be strongly affected by the increased air traffic level and the need to control rotary-wing vehicles in IFR flight, in particular in terms of workload of the air traffic controllers.
Mandate two pilots, twin turbine engines, detailed Standard Operating Procedures, rigorous biannual training, IFR flight plans for every leg and Part 25 airplane certification standards.
Under positive control on an IFR flight plan, we gave our approach controller an advisory call, asking if someone was in comms with the Jayhawk.
They are the pile fastener pieces that secure the ANVIS battery pack and weight bag, the lip light battery pack, the dual visor assembly for IFR flight training, and pile fastener to secure the blown air port on the helmet.
Blog: User fees could affect IFR flight plans The proposed user fees for general aviation could affect safety if operators choose to fly using visual flight rules instead of filing plans for instrument flight rules, blogger Stephen Pope says.
A Porter Airlines Inc flight was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) service to the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, southeast of the airport, the flight was cleared for a visual approach to Runway 08, meanwhile another Porter Airlines Inc flight was departing Runway 08 on an IFR flight eastbound with a clearance to depart under visual flight rules.
Moreover, it says UAS flying above 18,000 feet "must be conducted under Instrument Flight Rules; on an IFR flight plan; must obtain Air Traffic Control (ATC) clearance; be equipped with at least a Mode C transponder (preferably Mode S), operating navigation lights and/or collision avoidance lights; and maintain communication between the PIC and ATC".
The AML-STC is for the installation of the Garmin GNS 400W/500W series and includes approval for IFR flight and steep approach lateral-precision with vertical (LPV) guidance.
FreeWave recently joined the Special Committee 228 and is helping develop the Minimum Operational Performance Standards (MOPS) with an emphasis on civil Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) equipped to operate into Class A airspace under IFR flight rules.
The first leg of our route of flight made an IFR flight plan impracticable because of our meandering route to remain within range of suitable airfields.
Save 200 occurred when a US pilot departed Tucson for an IFR flight to Colorado.