Instrument flight procedure

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Term instrument flight procedure
Status


Mandatory for


Contexts

SESAR

Categories
Synonyms

sometimes referred to as "procedure"

Related entries

Instrument Approach Procedure (IAP)

Broader term


Narrower term


Abbreviation

IFP

Definition

A description of a series of predetermined flight manoeuvres by reference to flight instruments, published by electronic and/or printed means.

Definition Source

ICAO, doc. 9906 The Quality Assurance Manual for Flight Procedure Design, Vol. 1: Flight Procedure Design Quality Assurance System

Note

UK Directorate of Airspace Policy, CAP 785: "Approval Requirements for Instrument Flight Procedures for Use in UK Airspace" gives examples: Instrument Flight Procedure (IFP) – A standard instrument arrival, an instrument approach procedure, or a standard instrument departure.

Lexicon Release

Lexicon Release 2015.2