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Could a pilot navigate using distances and radials from an RNAV waypoint, similar to VOR navigation?

Not only is this possible, but some RNAV procedures (such as the JFK DEEZZ5) require it.
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Can ATC provide vectors and separation service to and between IFR aircraft in areas where radar coverage does not exist using ADS-B only?

Yes. In the United States, ADS-B may be used as the sole surveillance source for the provision of ATC services (including IFR-IFR separation) provided that the automation system ("radar scope&...
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Can ATC provide vectors and separation service to and between IFR aircraft in areas where radar coverage does not exist using ADS-B only?

I am not 100% certain about the USA rules but in Australia which is based on ICAOs rules ADS-B is the same as SSR (Secondary Surveilance Radar) for the purpose of providing surveillance seperation. ...
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What can be obtained from minimum vector altitude (MVA)?

From the FAA's Pilot/Controller Glossary: MINIMUM VECTORING ALTITUDE (MVA)- The lowest MSL altitude at which an IFR aircraft will be vectored by a radar controller, except as otherwise authorized for ...
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How long is the TDZ of a runway?

The FAA defines it so: TOUCHDOWN ZONE- The first 3,000 feet of the runway beginning at the threshold. The area is used for determination of Touchdown Zone Elevation in the development of straight-in ...
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