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visual meteorological conditions

Weather conditions in which visual flight rules apply; expressed in terms of visibility, ceiling height, and aircraft clearance from clouds along the path of flight. When these criteria do not exist, instrument meteorological conditions prevail and instrument flight rules must be complied with. Also called VMC. See also instrument meteorological conditions.
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Legazpi, Naga and Masbate Airports are operational pursuant to visual meteorological conditions,' the Caap said in its latest advisory.
Legazpi, Naga, and Masbate Airports are operational pursuant to visual meteorological conditions (or VMC),' CAAP said in its advisory.
The pilot reported that while approaching the destination airport, in night marginal visual meteorological conditions, he turned on the pilot-controlled runway lights.
Objective: The increasing interest in Synthetic Vision (SV) and Augmented Reality (AR) technologies has led various analysts to positively esteem the adoption of new tools enabling pilots and controllers to seamlessly operate under Visual Meteorological Conditions and Instrument Meteorological Conditions.
In addition to the aeronautical products required for flight in instrument meteorological conditions, the latest version of the popular app for iPad and iPhone now includes Nav Canada aeronautical information and navigation products essential for planning flights in or flying Canada in visual meteorological conditions.
The weather around the field was visual meteorological conditions (VMC) and forecast to remain that way for the next few hours.
They contacted approach control and reached visual meteorological conditions (VMC).
With nearly all of his navigational systems inoperative, while still in weather, Lt Tompkins successfully accomplished all applicable checklist procedures while climbing to visual meteorological conditions and completing the rejoin.
All flights must be stabilized by 1000 feet above airport elevation in instrument meteorological conditions (IMC) and by 500 feet above airport elevation in visual meteorological conditions (VMC).
Starting mid-2015, more than 160 flight trials will be conducted in visual meteorological conditions, in collaboration with the partner airlines and ANSPs.
He continued to fly the aircraft into visual meteorological conditions (VMC), followed by an ILS approach to a full-stop landing at the planned destination.

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