blind flying

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Synonyms for blind flying

using only instruments for flying an aircraft because you cannot see through clouds or mists etc

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With the introduction of the Link Trainer flight simulator by Link Aviation Devices in 1929 and the publication of Blind Flying in Theory and Practice by the army in 1932, night flying using the new instruments was on the way to becoming practical and safe.
Mushshak is used for training undergraduate student pilots the fundamentals of aircraft handling, formation, instrument and night flying; the MFI-17 Mushshak is fitted with blind flying instrumentation.
Ocker was an Army aviator who first published the article "Blind Flying" in the Journal of Aviation Medicine in September 1930.
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During the Army Air Corps days of open cockpits and biplanes, "blind flying" was a hot topic of conversation.