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Each segment of the approach has different MOC (Minimum Obstacle Clearance). Below I have quoted the MOC from ICAO DOC 8168 Volume II for each of the different segments of the approach. Initial segment (Part I - Section 4, Chapter 3.3.4): The obstacle clearance in the initial approach primary area shall be a minimum of 300 m (984 ft). In the secondary ...


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You didn't list a jurisdiction so Ill answer for the FAA: Yes you can continue; Under part 91 you can both start and fly an approach if the conditions are below minimum. If you are flying under part 121 then you can't start the approach but § 121.651 Takeoff and landing weather minimums: IFR: All certificate holders. is going to be the regulation to ...


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Here's another factor in approach speeds - the military fighter/trainer aircraft I flew used 1.2 Vso (20% above landing configuration stall speed) for approach. Airliners are required to use 1.23 Vso and each model uses a different multiplier which often changes with different flap settings. The previous generation 727/757/767 mostly used 1.3 Vso while the ...


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