VFR


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VFR

abbr.
visual flight rules
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Therefore, the target market for marketing VFR services is an organization's internal corporate management as well as external accounting and auditing professionals.
Travelers visiting friends and relatives (VFR travelers)--predominantly immigrants and their children returning to their home countries for vacations, to maintain family ties, or to visit sick relatives--are at particularly high risk for preventable infectious diseases, such as malaria, typhoid fever, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and tuberculosis (3-5).
According to data from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (1996), despite the introduction of a number of safety-related initiatives over the last twenty years, a significant proportion of GA accidents continue to involve visual flight rules (VFR) into instrument meteorological conditions (IMC; a clearer description of these terms is provided below).
The basic helicopter curriculum includes approximately 40 hours in the TH-57B Sea Ranger to familiarize the student with hovering, takeoffs and landings, autorotations, and VFR navigation.
The VFR has already been tested by National Guard Response teams, fire departments, and HAZMAT teams across the country, with the National Guard electing to order more the 35 units.
On the road the switch can't be detected, but the legendary liquid smooth VFR has even more punch.
VFR flight into IMC is often characterized by pilots' decisions to continue a flight into adverse weather conditions despite having been given information or presented with cues indicating they should do otherwise (NTSB, 1989).
The second question posed by the authors was similar but pitched to the VFR pilot or the out-of-currency IFR pilot, i.e.
It seems the VFR pilot in our November Learning Experience fully complied with 91.103(a) once he broke his fixation.
A new VFR theme provides general and business aviation pilots with the ability to switch between IFR and VFR data on the real time, data-driven enroute map.
That's why buying a venerable paper VFR sectional chart always seems worth the nine bucks, even if it gets tossed in the flight bag or map pocket in case the iPad quits.
The Learjet was also VFR and was monitoring VHF (we were UHF), so we heard approach call our position to the contact.