instrument flight


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instrument flight

[′in·strə·mənt ‚flīt]
(navigation)
A flight in which the navigation of the aircraft is controlled solely by reference to instruments.

instrument flight

A flight in which the path and the attitude of the aircraft are controlled solely by reference to aircraft instruments.
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Presence of these systems on USAF aircraft has grown as much as 700 percent since 1990; yet, while they can provide unparalleled situational awareness and greatly reduce pilot task loading when effectively leveraged by control and performance methods, they are poorly utilized in contemporary instrument flight training.
Boeing said its subsidiary, Jeppesen, designed, charted and helped certify the instrument flight procedures.
It's used to familiarize flyers with multi-engine operations, including those under instrument flight rules.
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The civilian aircraft was low on fuel, and the pilot, who was literally lost in the clouds, was inexperienced with instrument flight.
Veritair says it is also about to launch a new training school for private and commercial helicopter pilots and have plans to introduce an instrument flight simulator on site, which will provide advanced instrument flight rules training, enabling pilots to qualify to fly in all weather situations.
I debriefed my first student, got a drink of Gatorade, and went to the ODO desk to recheck the brief time for my second event, an early instrument flight.
standardization instructor pilot and instrument flight examiner.
Launched from a main operating base at Goose Bay, Newfoundland, and flown on an instrument flight plan, control of the aircraft and payload will be passed to an Ottawa-based remote operations center for satellite communication operations.
A major feature is the integration of Brunner's Instrument Flight system into the Cromalin standard to help achieve accurate press fingerprinting.
amp; MONTREAL -- At the ICAO Performance-based Navigation (PBN) Symposium this week, GE Aviation received ICAO's endorsement as a qualified instrument flight procedure design organization.
This Meeting will follow a regular IMC Club Chapter Meeting format, with a focus on IFR proficiency and the decision-making process through an organized discussion of real life experiences that pilots encounter in instrument flight.

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