instrument flying
noun Date: 1928 navigation of an airplane by instruments only

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  • instrument flying — n. the flying of an aircraft by the use of instruments only: distinguished from CONTACT FLYING …   English World dictionary

  • instrument flying — noun navigation of an airplane solely by instruments (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑navigation, ↑pilotage, ↑piloting * * * noun : navigation solely according to information given by instruments within an airplane usually including radio or radar devices …   Useful english dictionary

  • instrument flying — Flying an aircraft, the course of which is kept by instruments, the pilot being free for the performance of other duties. 14 CFR §§ 600.1 et seq …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • instrument flying — the control and navigation of an aircraft by reference to its gauges, with no or only limited visual reference outside the cockpit. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • instrument flying — in′strument fly ing n. aer. the control and navigation of an aircraft by reference to its instruments only • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • instrument flying — /ˈɪnstrəmənt flaɪɪŋ/ (say instruhmuhnt fluying) noun the navigation of an aircraft by instruments alone, with no visual cues …   Australian English dictionary

  • Instrument flight rules — (IFR) are a set of regulations and procedures for flying aircraft whereby navigation and obstacle clearance is maintained with reference to aircraft instruments only , while separation from other aircraft is provided by Air Traffic Control. In… …   Wikipedia

  • Instrument rating — refers to the qualifications that a pilot must have in order to fly under IFR (Instrument Flight Rules). It requires additional training and instruction beyond what is required for a Private Pilot certificate or Commercial Pilot certificate,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Instrument Rating in the United States — An Instrument Rating is required for a pilot to fly under instrument flight rules (IFR).In the U.S., the rating is issued by the FAA.Instrument rating standardsTo be eligible to pursue an Instrument Rating, the applicant must: *Hold at least a… …   Wikipedia

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