FAA's Instrument Flying Handbook defines IFR as: "Rules and regulations established by the FAA to govern flight under conditions in which flight by outside visual reference is not safe. IFR flight depends upon flying by reference to instruments in the flight deck, and navigation is accomplished by reference to electronic signals. It is also a term used by pilots and controllers to indicate the type of flight plan an aircraft is flying, such as an IFR or VFR flight plan.
Other articles related to "instrument flight rules, instrument, instrument flight":
... To fly under IFR, a pilot must have an instrument rating, and must meet currency of experience requirements ... of experience requirements include six instrument approaches, NAVAID intercepting and tracking, and holding procedures in the past six calendar months ... The aircraft must also be equipped and type-certified for instrument flight, and the related navigational equipment must have been inspected within a specific period of time prior to the instrument flight ...
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