Methodology of VFR night flying

Ľubomír Stanko, Jozef Sabo, Miriam Sekelová, Róbert Rozenberg

Abstract


Night is defined, for aviation purposes, as the period of darkness from the end of evening civil twilight to the beginning of morning civil twilight. Night flying is risky and more dangerous, comparing with flying during daylight, so it is essential to seek training with a flight instructor specifically for night flying. This article looks briefly at some underlying principles and practices, including: illusions, planning considerations, and handling emergencies.

Keywords


night flying; flying; illusions; pilot training; aviation safety

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