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30-40
Night operations: Decrease wind limits by 5 kts. Increase vigilence when conducting Instrument Approach Procedures Icing conditions:  Flight Into Icing Conditions Is Hazardous Refer to Airplane Flight Manual Limitations
Flying within the Envelope of Safety will not guarantee a safe flight. Pilots must comply with FARs, exercise sound judgement, and maintain a high level of flying proficiency in order to minimize the risks associated with flight.
20-30
Years Actively Flying 
0
No
10-20
ATP or CFI
Last Recurrent Training Event
X
100 hours or more in avionics suite (perspective, Avidyne)
Yes
< 10
Commercial w/instrument
Certificate Held
General Flight Guidelines Review
IFR Guidelines Review
Private Pilot w/instrument
Total Time
Private Pilot
Hours logged last 12 months
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Solo Student Pilot
Hours in Cirrus last 90 days
Time in type
50-100
Cirrus Landings last 30 days
> 2000
General Flight Guidelines
< 50
1000-2000
Infrequent Pilot
Winds ……………...…… 15kts X-wind ……………...……. 5kts Max Gust …………...…… 5ktsVFR minimums day 5000’ ceilings | 10 SM visibility VFR minimums night 5000’ ceilings | 10 SM visibility
Infrequent pilot
500-1000
IFR minimums 1500’ ceilings 3 SM visibility Current reported weather
> 500
200-500
VFR Minimums
100-250
250-500
> 10
6-9
IFR Minimums
< 200
3-5
Frequent Flyer
Average pilot
Infrequent Pilot
1-2
Frequent Flyer
> 200
1
Winds ……………...…… 20kts X-wind ……………….…. 10kts Max Gust ………….…… 10ktsVFR minimums day 3000’ ceilings | 10 SM visibility VFR minimums night 5000’ ceilings | 10 SM visibility
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IFR minimums + 500’ ceilings + 1 SM visibility Above published approach minimums
Elite Aviator
150-200
2
100-150
6-10
3
4
2-5
< 6 months
5
Elite Aviator
< 2
Your rating
Elite pilot
6 months -12 months
Winds ……………...…… 35kts X-wind ……………….…. 20kts Max Gust ………….…… 15ktsVFR minimums day 3000’ ceilings | 5 SM visibility VFR minimums night 5000’ ceilings | 10 SM visibility
> 40
>12 months
IFR minimums Published approach minimums
Night operations: Decrease wind limits by 5 kts. Increase vigilance when conducting Instrument Approach Procedures Icing conditions:  Flight Into Icing Conditions Is Hazardous Refer to Airplane Flight Manual Limitations
Recieved avionics specific IFR training from CSIP/CTC
> 12
1-3
< 5
> 3
10-25
< 6
1
> 35
5-10
IFR Guidelines
> 2
< 1
> 5
25-35
6-12
Years Actively Flying
> 4
Hours flown IFR in the last 90 days
Simulated/actual instrument hrs. in Cirrus in the last 90 days
1-4
Instrument Approaches with use of Autopilot last 90 days
Hand-flown Instrument Approaches last 90 days