composite flight plan

composite flight plan

A flight plan specifying VFR (visual flight rules) for one or more segments of flight and IFR (instrument flight rules) for the remainder. It is used primarily in military operations.
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The last two are new to most pilots, indicating a composite flight plan (VFR and IFR), but are confusing without an associated explanation.
We filed a VFR-IFR composite flight plan to give my young H2P some experience in dealing with flight-service stations and picking up IFR on the go.