visual flight


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visual flight

[′vizh·ə·wəl ′flīt]
(aerospace engineering)
An aircraft flight occurring under conditions which allow navigation by visual reference to the earth's surface at a safe altitude and with sufficient horizontal visibility, and operating under visual flight rules. Also known as VFR flight.
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Charted Visual Flight Procedures (CVFP) are not approach procedures.
CVA yields a real-time map of the current C&V conditions that designate the use of visual flight rules (VFR) and instrument flight rules (IFR).
The NTSB's recommendations included conducting scenario-based training and the use of simulators and flight training devices; implementing a safety management system program; installing flight data recording devices and establishing a structured flight data monitoring program; installing and requiring that pilots use night vision imaging systems for visual flight rules operations at night; and equipping helicopters with autopilots.
As most private aircraft have limited on- board meteorological and other avionic navigational aid and operate in visual flight rule, they are more likely accidentprone compared to bigger aircraft during bad weather," Jenamani pointed out.
Surrounded by a tall wall of mountains and located at an altitude of over 7,000 feet, Drukair operates out of one of the world's most challenging airports at Paro, where approach is by Visual Flight Rules (VFR) only.
You might say that it is the business equivalent of moving from visual flight rules to instrument flight rules, which allows pilots to fly also through fog or through the night.
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.
aircraft to fly closer to onshore areas than Tokyo had earlier expected under visual flight rules using two runways in a V-shaped formation to be built at the replacement base in Nago, Okinawa Prefecture.
Dubai Emirates airline yesterday flew to several European destinations taking 1,661 passengers as airspace reopened, and many Lufthansa flights left for Germany as well, flying under visual flight rules (VFR).
Airlines were allowed to fly jets by visual flight rules, where the pilot,
Airspace in Germany remained officially closed on Tuesday, but airlines were permitted to operate a limited number of flights under so-called visual flight rules.
We had to land at a field where we could use visual flight rules; one where we could see the runway and manually input our landing data.