Instrument flight procedure
|Term||instrument flight procedure|
sometimes referred to as "procedure"
A description of a series of predetermined flight manoeuvres by reference to flight instruments, published by electronic and/or printed means.
ICAO, doc. 9906 The Quality Assurance Manual for Flight Procedure Design, Vol. 1: Flight Procedure Design Quality Assurance System
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 2015.2