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Vfr Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
Meteorological conditions that are less than those required for basic Visual Flight Rules (VFR) flight in controlled airspace and in which some aircraft are permitted flight under visual flight rules. (14CFR1)
Aircraft operating in accordance with clearances within controlled airspace in meteorological conditions less than the basic Visual Flight Rules (VFR) weather minimum. Such operations must be requested by the pilot and approved by ATC. (14CFR1)
Rules that govern the procedures for conducting flight under visual conditions. The term (VFR) is also used in the U.S. to indicate weather conditions that are equal to or greater than minimum Visual Flight Rules (VFR) requirements. In addition, it is used by pilots and controllers to indicate type of flight plan. (FAA13) (FAA14)
Weather conditions equal to or better than the minimum for flight under visual flight rules. (FAA8)
Flight conducted in accordance with Visual Flight Rules. (FAA2) (FAA10)
With respect to the operation of aircraft, means the operation of an aircraft over-the-top under Visual Flight Rules (VFR) when it is not being operated on an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight plan. (14CFR1)
Depict Class B airspace which provides for the control of segregation of all the aircraft within Class B airspace. The chart depicts topographic information and aeronautical information which includes visual and radio aids to navigation, airports, controlled airspace, restricted areas, obstructed and related data. (FAA4)
An airport traffic control tower providing takeoff and landing services only. It does not provide approach control services. (FAA10) (FAA13) (FAA14)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Vfr Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
visual flight rules
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NATO Acronyms
Visual Flight Rules
Vfr Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Visual Flight Rules
Aviation Acronyms and Terms
Visual Flight Rules. Private Pilots start as VFR certified. This means that, in most cases, they must have about 3 miles of visibility, be 500 feet below clouds, 1000 feet above clouds, and/or 2000 feet next to clouds at a bare minimum. Unless they have an Instrument Rating (and all the associated control along with that...see IFR), they are required to avoid all clouds and weather.
Vfr Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
VFR may refer to:
  • Visual flight rules, a set of aviation regulations
  • Variable frame rate, a feature of some video container formats in which the frame rate can change over time
  • Honda VF and VFR, a series of motorcycles
  • Verein für Raumschiffahrt (German: "Spaceflight Society"), an association of amateur rocket enthusiasts active in Germany from 1927 to 1933
  • Visits to Friends and Relatives, a term used in the study of international travel

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VfR is a German-language acronym that may appear in various contexts:
  • Verein für Raumschiffahrt, en:Society for Space Travel, a historical amateur rocket club in Germany
  • Verein für Rasensport (en:Association for Field Sports) or Verein für Rasenspiele (en:Association for Field Games), a commonly used term for German Sport clubs, as in VfR Mannheim

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