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Why are the altitudes on an RNP IAC shown on the point while for a conventional approach are parallel to the route? Is there an actual difference?

The RNP approach for LGIR runway 27 has the altitudes on some of the points underscored. I had the impression (and I'm afraid I'm wrong) that these are "crossing restrictions" and the ...
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What is the purpose of an MRA at an intersection such as the one depicted here?

Per Part 95 of Title 14 of the CFRs the Minimum Reception Altitide ("MRA") is defined as "the lowest altitude at which the intersection can be determined using the ground-based ...
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Is the Common Route, either of a SID or a STAR, related to the Runway Transition (climb phase) or the Enroute Transition (enroute phase)?

Based on this question ("What are the 'parts' of a SID procedure?"), I would like to ask for clarification concerning the role of the Common Route in a SID. As far as I have understood, the most ...
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How do procedure designers calculate Minimum Enroute Altitudes?

When the designers of instrument flight procedures design a new procedure, I understand that they use certain manuals, such as ICAO's Doc29 or FAA's TERPS and PBN (8260.58), in order to construct ...
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Is there a way to code Minimum Enroute Altitude using ARINC 424 file format?

I am studying ARINC 424 file format, and I have noticed that there is not any reserved space for coding Minimum Enroute Altitude (MEA), as far as Instrument Flight Procedures are concerned. I find ...
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