Intro to IFR Question #10 - What is LIFR?



What is LIFR?  

Low Instrument Flight Rules (LIFR) is categorized as ceilings less than 500’ above ground level AND/OR visibility less than 1 statute mile. These conditions are challenging even for the experienced IFR pilots. 

LIFR Instrument Approach


Sporty's Instrument Rating Course


Sporty's Instrument Rating Course




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