Commercial, Military, Training

IFR for the VFR Pilot

By Staff Writer | August 5, 2010

Speakers at “IFR for the VFR Pilot” during the Rotor & Wing 2010 Safety and Training Summit hammered home that helicopter operators should emphasize prevention in training pilots to avoid inadvertent instrument meteorological conditions (IIMC). But when VFR pilots suddenly find themselves in the clouds, they must quickly admit the mistake, maintain control of the aircraft and climb, while following any ATC instructions, according to the panel.
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