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Why is the missed-approach course for the "RNAV (GNSS) - A" approach to runway 28 at ENSB shaped all funny?

Svalbard-Longyear (ENSB) has one particular approach (the RNAV (GNSS) - A approach to runway 28) whose missed-approach course is... oddly-shaped, to say the least: (PDF by Avinor; screenshot and ...
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Confusing Missed Approach Instructions

The Missed approach Instructions for the VOR approach at Prescott AZ (KPRC) KPRC VOR Rwy 12 reads as follows: MISSED APPROACH: Climbing left turn to 9000 via DRK VORTAC R-305 then right turn direct ...
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What is the difference between a go-around and a missed approach?

What is the difference between a go-around and a missed approach? What are the steps involved in each of the procedures?
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Why is the missed approach point sometimes beyond the threshold or runway like in the example below?

Why is the missed approach point beyond the threshold or sometimes beyond the runway like in the picture below? Is it just to simplify the ATC job or prevent routes from crossing or is it procedural?
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How do you enter the hold after a missed approach at Riohacha (SKRH)?

I have a question regarding this Missed Approach Procedure Im in my final approach segment and reach DME 1.1 and the runway is not in sight so I start my Missed approach, how should it be executed? ...
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Why did BA 199 fly a missed approach followed by circles?

I just saw G-YMML (operating as BA 199) execute a missed approach and make weird circles. What is happening here? (FlightAware permalink)
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Does the pilot have to fly the entire published missed approach procedure if the circling approach is abandoned just prior to touchdown?

Scenario: Airport is in a class E airspace surface area (control tower is not in operation); the reported weather is IMC but is at or above circling approach minimums; pilot is cleared by ATC for a ...
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When to go missed on a non-precision approach?

I am training to get my instrument rating and I have come across a confusing point. I understand that, when flying a precision approach, you go missed upon reaching the decision height for that ...
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How are pilots prepared for a go around on a simultaneous converging approach when the "converging chart" is not published?

Source: adsbexchange.com Today I learned that at KPHL (Philadelphia) simultaneous converging approaches are used. (Note that AAL is faster, which narrowed down the time gap by the time it landed.) ...
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Approach plate does not require DME, but DME used in the published missed?

This approach plate doesn't say "DME REQUIRED", but the published missed approach uses DME. Can I still fly it without DME equipment? If this approach didn't say "RADAR REQUIRED", could you fly it ...
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How do I fly direct to the VOR on a VOR missed approach?

Below is the Truth or Consequences VOR-A Approach in New Mexico, USA. The Missed Approach procedure for this approach requires that you do a left climbing turn to 8300 feet direct to the VOR. My ...
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How soon can I start my turn after reaching the missed approach point, when missed approach procedure calls for a climbing turn?

If the missed approach procedure only calls for a climbing right hand turn, at what altitude after reaching the missed approach point (MAP) can I initiate the turn on a precision approach that takes ...
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Why do some airfields not have a climb gradient for LPV?

Can anyone advise why for some airfields there are minimum approach climb gradients for LNAV with none for LPV, while at other airfields there are minimum approach climb gradients for both LPV and ...
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What is the missed approach procedure when initiated below MDA/DA/DH?

Let's say you continue below the DA/DH on an IAP because you have the APL insight; and of course no lower then 100 ft above TDZE. Now you arrive and don't see any required visual cues to continue to ...
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Why is the distance between BRY VOR and missed approach point 0.2 DME in the plan view, while it is specified as 0.1 DME below?

Why is the distance between BRY VOR and missed approach point 0.2 DME in the plan view, while it is specified as 0.1 DME below? If we consider that the localizer is 0.2 DME ahead of the runway ...
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Are landing fees due for an aborted landing in USA?

Suppose I receive landing clearance for an airport that charges a landing fee, and begin my decent. Then, for some reason I have to abort the landing and instead of going around and landing there I ...
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Why are there two Decision Altitudes at LTBR Bursa Yenişehir?

Hello, As you can see, at the missed approach point, the chart gives 984 feet. On the other hand, The Decision altitude given as 959 feet. What is the reason ? Thanks.
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When do I execute a missed approach on a LOC approach when I can't identify the MAP?

According to AIM 5.4.21(b): When an early missed approach is executed [...] fly the IAP as specified on the approach plate to the MAP at or above the MDA or DH before executing a turning ...
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Does a straight missed approach require all turns to be less than or equal to 15 degrees?

I am studying ICAO's PANS-OPS 8168 manual, and I am having trouble understanding the criteria applied to straight and turning missed approaches. In the manual, it clearly states: I-4-6-2 Types of ...
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Under FAR Part 121, is it mandatory to execute a missed approach when unable to land within the touchdown zone?

If the crew of an aircraft operating under FAR Part 121 and conducting an instrument approach determines, as they begin their descent from the MDA/DA/DH, that they will be unable to touchdown within ...
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Where is the MAP for the LDA RWY 25 at Eagle County Regional

The MAP for the LDA with GS is the decision altitude. The LDA without GS mins does not have a FAF to MAP distance, nor is timing given.
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What should a pilot do upon reaching a Missed Approach Fix when holding instructions are not given?

Typically, Missed Approach Procedures end with a hold at the Missed Approach Fix. This is written in the textual procedures as something like "direct ABC VOR and hold." The graphical section also ...
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Is it mandatory to go missed following full scale CDI deflection?

In the USA, AIM 5-5-5 paragraph a1 specifies when a missed approach is required. I have also heard that a missed approach is required if the aircraft reaches full scale CDI deflection on a localizer ...
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What exactly is the difference between "to","on" and "via" in the missed approach icons section of Jeppesen charts?

What exactly is the difference between "to", "on" and "via" in the Missed approach icons section of Jeppesen charts? Sometimes "on" is used and sometimes "...
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Based on PANS-OPS, what is the earliest turning point that can be used in a missed approach?

I am studying ICAO's PANS-OPS 8168 manual, and I have noticed conflicting guidelines regarding the permitted earliest turning point during a missed approach. In section 6.2.1.1, it clearly states: ...
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MAP in profile view of approach plate

I understand that the start of the dotted arrow on the profile view of an approach plate shows the MAP for the precision approach on a plate if the plate combines more than 1 (for example, a plate ...
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MOC for CAT III missed approach segment

Hello what is the MOC (minimum obstacle clearance) for missed approach segment for CAT III ILS minimum ?
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When to turn during missed approach when MAP not identifyable

Not a duplicate of When to go missed on a non-precision approach? please read carefully before duplicating this contains some subtle points. Reposting after clarifications that emphasise this is a ...
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Although the missed approach point in the profile view is 1.1 DME-400 feet, the GS out reference altitude is given as 410 feet in 1.0 DME. HOW?

Although the missed approach point in the profile view is 1.1 DME-400 feet, the GS out reference altitude is given as 410 feet in 1.0 DME. HOW?! Based on GS out reference altitudes, we are expected ...
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