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VFR into IMC

GO BEYOND THE TEXTBOOK WITH INSIGHTFUL RESEARCH AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON GENERAL AVIATION’S MOST FATAL WEATHER-RELATED ACCIDENT CATEGORY

Flying under visual flight rules into instrument meteorological conditions, commonly known as VFR into IMC, remains among the top five causes of fatal general aviation (GA) accidents and among the top with the highest lethality. These largely preventable accidents impact pilots including those with an instrument rating.

Learn from the pilots who survived the encounter and what makes these accidents so deadly. Prevention and escape come down to knowledge, good decision making, real-world training, and honing skills through ongoing proficiency.

You’ll review:

  • History of VFR into IMC accidents
  • Accident trends
  • Contributing factors
  • Prevention and escape

PilotWorkshops

VFR into IMC might be the deadliest trap for non-instrument pilots. It’s easy to say you’d just turn around, but the reality is it can lure even the most resolute souls when it occurs slowly. Try PilotWorkshops' VFR Into IMC challenge to see if you have what it takes to avoid this trap! Try it yourself, click the PilotWorkshops logo or visit PilotWorkshop.com/vfr-mastery-sample/