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What is the visual manoeuvring area (circling approach) radius for PANS-Ops (ICAO)?

I'm very confused of the actual radius of the "protected area" in a circling approach for a PAN-OPS approach plate. The ICAO doc 8168 contains information for circling approach at 1 000 ft. But what ...
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Is the arrival segment of an IAP in PANS-OPS the equivalent of FAA's feeder route?

In ICAO's manual 8168 ("Aircraft Operations"), the term "Feeder route" is never mentioned. Instead, it states: 8168 Volume II, "Approach Procedures": 1.2.3. Segments of the approach procedure. An ...
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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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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 ...