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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Speranza Letter, 2009 Actual Instrument Flight Pilot A [the instrument-rated pilot in command] may not log PIC time for the portion of the flight during which Pilot B [the noninstrument-rated pilot] is the sole manipulator of the controls, and is logging PIC time, because there is no provision for this logging in [section] 61.51(e).
Furthermore, the board discovered that the pilot had failed his instrument flight check just nine months prior to the mishap.
Though he was still doing a solid job, he informed me that the high workload of instrument flight in the Cobra was finally taking its toll.
I'd had some training in IFR--"instrument flight rules," or flying by reference to flight instruments, rather than by sight--but not enough, and lost all instrument control.
This information allows for a more accurate assessment for pilots as to whether visual or instrument flight rules (VFR/ IFR) can be followed for take-off or landing, and ensures that all air traffic movements are conducted according to the legal ICAO standards
A scenario for discussion uses a real-life experience that an IMC Club member encountered in instrument flight. After the presentation and discussion, participants of the Open Chapter Meeting can utilize RedBird's full motion FMX flight simulator to test their decisions by actually flying the scenario presented at the forum.
The Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) Design service certificate (IFP007) was awarded to Nats following a successful assessment against the UAE civil aviation regulations and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) standards and recommended practices.
"Instrument Flight Procedure design is a highly technical and specialised activity but we have made every effort to explain this in a non-technical manner within our consultation material, online and at the roadshows."
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With a tower, a pilot can cancel instrument flight status in the air and proceed to land, making it possible for the next approaching aircraft to be cleared for landing.
They mostly operate based on Visual Flight Rule, in contrast to bigger passenger aircraft which operate in Instrument Flight Rules.
Craft served in the Marine Corps during WW II as an instrument flight instructor and earned the rank of Captain.

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