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How can an airplane take off, flight, or landing in foggy, cloudy condition ?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Flying is generally 2 kinds
VFR: Visual Flight Rules
IFR: Instrument Flight Rules
Your question pertains to the second kind, were a pilot flies an airplane based on indications read from instruments. Some instruments are self contained and give indications purely from equipment on the airplane with no external inputs (ground based or satellite based), and other instruments use inputs from ground based or satellite based equipment.
the combination of instruments in an airplane guides a pilot (or auto pilot) to fly, and even land with zero outside reference.
Although all commercial airplanes have the necessary equipment to fly in IFR conditions, not all airplanes nor all airports have the equipment to land 100% based on indicators. Please see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autoland for more information.Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autoland
- 1 decade ago
By the use of navigation nightvision radars....and HID warning lamps...