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IFR safety pilot seeking proficiency

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I routinely fly with an older individual who owns his own airplane.  It is a C 182 and our typical flight consists of shooting multiple aprroaches at night.  I was wondering whether or not these approaches can count towards my 6 month instrument proficiency requirements, even though I only serve as a safety pilot, but typically operate under IMC conditions.  thanks for your help.

kyle riddle

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  1. Matthew Waugh on Feb 07, 2011

    They may not – you have to perform the approaches – not watch them.

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  2. skyboyCFI on Feb 07, 2011

    Boy, you have allot of older friends. C182/C172. 😛

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