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What do these items on a Jeppesen VOR approach chart mean?

I have some questions about certain VOR approach charts. I find some details confusing on the following chart for SLTJ VOR C Rwy 13: What does "state" mean? It's in bold in the minima ...
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BGBW RNP A vs Straight-in approach

Good afternoon folks. I am a bit confused and trying to find the right answer. This is what we have: Why do we have here minimum for straight-in approach even though the descent angle is 4.1 degrees? ...
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Can you explain what the 2nd caution on the LTAF VOR A chart means?

Can you explain what the 2nd caution on the LTAF VOR A chart means? "2. IF THE AIRCRAFT WILL MAKE A CIRCLING APPROACH VIA RIGHT TURN, ATC SHALL BE INFORMED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE." What exactly ...
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Why are the height values different although the altitude values in the "straight-in approach" and "circling" minimums are the same?

Why are the height values different although the altitude values in the "straight-in approach" and "circling" minimums are the same? For Adana airport, the minimum altitudes of the ...
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Canadian Approach Plates: Why does the minima show that DME is required but the procedure name does not?

I see so many plates that contain lines of minima requiring the use of DME, but the title does not indicate DME is required. For example, the "LOC RWY 27" approach into CYYJ. The title ...
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GNSS approaches: Why does LNAV minima even exist? Wouldn't all aircraft fly to LNAV/VNAV or LPV minimums?

I am new to instrument flying and am trying to wrap my head around the different types of GNSS approach minimums. I am having an issue understanding why LNAV minimums exist. My understanding is, if ...
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Although this approach is suitable for straight-in landing minimums in every sense, why are circle-to-land minimums given?

Although this approach is suitable for straight-in landing in every sense, why are circle-to-land minimums given? There are no obstructions, the gradient in the descent path is not steep and the ...
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What values will I use for circle-to-land in categories A and B? RVR 1800m or RVR 2200m?

What values will I use for circle-to-land in categories A and B? RVR 1800m or RVR 2200m? And if I am using them, why are the visibility values such as 1500m-1600m determined?
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What is meant by the sentence, "It relates to aircraft handling speeds and circling area development."?

What exactly is meant by the sentence: It relates to aircraft handling speeds and circling area development. For which values does the phrase "aircraft handling speeds and circling area ...
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What exactly does the expression "higher straight-in minimums" describe as "higher" relative to which value?

What does the description of note 1 that I marked in the image mean? What exactly does the expression "higher straight-in minimums" describe as "higher" relative to which value? ...
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