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Victor route using an unusable sector of a VOR

When a victor airway is established, FAA flight test pilots verify the VOR can provide adequate / acceptable navigation along that route through (1) the halfway point to the next VOR or (2) changeover ...
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When is it required to enter an airway? (IFR)

There's no general requirement for an IFR aircraft to use airways at all, regardless of if you're using a computer to generate the route or not. They only exist to make planning easier. Of course, if ...
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Deviation within an airway

I'm aware that airplanes can fly only alongside airways. Your information is slightly out of date. There was a time when all IFR planes were required to stay on defined airways, but that has changed. ...
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