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Why are there no RNAV (ILS) approaches?

While studying the PBN (FAA Order 8260.58A) and TERPS (FAA order 8260.3D) documents, I still have some trouble figuring part of the logic behind the naming and definitions of the published IAP Charts. ...
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Can the touchdown RVR be replaced by the midpoint or rollout RVR?

When there are three RVRs equipments in place and an ILS approach chart minumum for the runway simply says "RVR 800m" without any additional notes, is the touchdown RVR the only controlling RVR? If so,...
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What's the purpose of depiction of visual flight track on some Jeppesen approach charts?

29 is the visual flight track in this chart. Why is it depicted from the MAP to the threshold of the runway? Does it signify some alternative procedures pilots are expected to perform if they decide ...
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Is a “GPS required” ILS (or other navaid-based) approach considered a “GPS approach” for alternate planning's sake when TSO-C129/196 gear is in use?

If you have TSO-C129/TSO-C196 GPS gear (vs TSO-C145/146 WAAS/SBAS gear), you either have to have a non-GPS approach at your destination, or a non-GPS approach at your alternate. If your choices are ...