flight rules

flight rules

[′flīt ‚rülz]
(navigation)
Rules established by competent authority to govern flights; the type of flight involved determines whether instrument flight rules or visual flight rules apply.
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Operations will be limited to the daytime visual flight rules and will be permitted in all classes of airspace.
In Antarctica, Hawley and one other pilot will flight inspect navigational aids, so that other aircraft can fly under what is known as instrument flight rules conditions, or IFR, rather than visual flight rules, or VFR.
113 warns that "regardless of whether an operation is conducted under instrument flight rules or visual flight rules, vigilance shall be maintained by each person operating an aircraft so as to see and avoid other aircraft.
Apolonio said that incident prompted changes in flight rules, particularly on having two persons in the cockpit at all times where a male cabin crew member is required to be inside should one of the pilots leave the flight deck for any reason.
It also relies on instrument flight rules (IFR) and visual flight rules (VFR).
The six companies had asked the FAA to grant them exemptions from regulations which address general flight rules, pilot certificate requirements, manuals, maintenance and equipment mandates.
He argues the quarrel is bigger than flight rules, that China is challenging US military dominance in the region.
The problem I see with the FAA deciding the flight rules for UAVs is that they cannot tell the difference between a 36-inch rubber-powered UAV and the Predator drone.
Military investigators said Tuesday they have opened a case to look into whether any flight rules were broken, or whether there were any violations in the flight preparation of the aircraft.
Mathias Rust was sentenced to four years in a labour camp for malicious hooliganism, three years for violating international flight rules and two years for illegally crossing the border.
A criminal investigation has been opened for "violation of flight rules and flight preparations.

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