Sun, Apr 04, 2010
Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms,
names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that
populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed
wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.
Aero-Terms should serve as a quick but intriguing reminder of
the terms you may use every day, or an introduction to an aspects
of the Aero-World you may not yet be familiar with. ANN also
encourages readers to go beyond the FMI link, and further research
any intriguing terms.
Suggestions for future Aero-Terms are ALWAYS
welcome, as are additions or discussion of the
explanations given for each Aero-Term.
ATC authorization for an IFR aircraft to operate in VFR
conditions at any appropriate VFR altitude (as specified in
14 CFR and as restricted by ATC). A pilot receiving this
authorization must comply with the VFR visibility, distance from
cloud criteria, and the minimum IFR altitudes specified in
14 CFR Part 91. The use of this term does not relieve
controllers of their responsibility to separate aircraft in Class B
and Class C airspace or TRSAs as required by FAAO JO 7110.65.
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