Flight rules

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Flight rules are regulations and procedures adopted for flying aircraft in various conditions. Flight rule regimes include:

  • Instrument flight rules, regulations and procedures for flying aircraft by referring only to the aircraft instrument panel for navigation
  • Night visual flight rules, the rules under which flight primarily by visual reference is done at night
  • Special visual flight rules, a set of aviation regulations under which a pilot may operate an aircraft
  • Visual flight rules, a set of regulations which allow a pilot to operate an aircraft in weather conditions generally clear enough to allow the pilot to see where the aircraft is going

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