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What is "judgemental oversteering" in taxi procedures?

"Judgmental oversteering" means to intentionally not follow the taxiway centerline when turning. It is a technique used on large aircraft to turn on tighter or smaller taxiways. In a sense, it is ...
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Where are the "Admitted Aircraft symbols" on Jeppesen VFR aerodrome charts defined?

With the help of Bianfable's answer I took it upon myself to email Jeppesen to get the correct answer.
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What are the different types of take-off minima at the bottom of a Jeppesen airport diagram?

The used acronyms are defined in the Jeppesen charts legend: CL Centerline Lights RCLM Runway Center Line Markings RL Runway (edge) Lights RVR Runway Visual Range The first column tells us that a ...
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What is really meant by max 240 kt, 220 kt and 185 kt in the picture of Jeppesen chart?

The speeds are charted at waypoints and they apply when you cross that waypoint. On a departure, the restriction applies until crossing the waypoint but no longer applies afterwards - though another ...
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What is a "BEACON"?

In general, a beacon in aviation is defined by ICAO Annex 14 as follows: Aeronautical beacon. An aeronautical ground light visible at all azimuths, either continuously or intermittently, to designate ...
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What are these blue lines around the runway at the airport chart that I marked with red line?

They are in fact waterways: irrigation ditches or channels. The Jeppesen airport chart legend lists them as 32 — Ditches in the vicinity of the airport are depicted. For example, looking at a Google ...
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What does "/" (slash) mean in the picture below?

According to the Introduction to Jeppesen Navigation Charts, it means that RVR and meteorological visibility are equivalent here: 3 — Visibility values in meters are labeled with an "m" ...
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What is the "Change Notices Available" information on the airport information page of the Jeppesen chart?

In short, it means there have been some number of changes made since the last publication, and those changes are detailed in change notices. If you get a copy of the change notice you can find out ...
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What is the difference between DH and RA in Jeppesen charts?

This entry is defined in the Jeppesen Charts Legend as follows: The difference between radio altimeter (RA) and decision height (DH) is the different baseline. The radio altimeter will measure height ...
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What altitude does the "Apt Elev" on the Jeppesen charts represent?

So this is right in my line of work. The discrepancies you see may be indicative of sloped runway profiles (with the higher elevation being in the middle). More likely however, it’s because not every ...
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What do the dates at the bottom right of the page mean? I shared the pictures

Those are the years in which that particular publication has been copyrighted by the Jeppesen company.
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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?

This might be a mistake in the chart. The Introduction to Jeppesen Navigation Charts defines the number between two navaids/fixes as follows: 10 — Nautical Mile (NM) distance between two navaids and ...
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How can I identify the FAF on this Jeppesen chart?

The terminology is different between ICAO and the US. The following definitions are being used by Jeppesen (Introduction to Jeppesen Navigation Charts): FINAL APPROACH FIX (FAF) — The fix from ...
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Should I set the runway heading to the course box on G1000 before takeoff or should I set the SID course I will intercept after takeoff?

The G1000 avionics are RNAV capable, or in Garmin jargon "GPS navigation". Even though this SID is the conventional type and does not require RNAV equipment, you can use GPS navigation as a ...
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Questions about items on Jepp charts…

I don't have access to Jepp charts, but I do have access to SkyVector and this March 2012 Jepp legend. 1. On a Jeppesen IFR low enroute chart, there's occasionally a different altitude below/next to ...
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What does mean CD, FD and MD on the Jeppesen LTBR VORB chart?

They are database identifiers for waypoints that aren't named. MX### and MD### waypoints are missed approach waypoints FD### waypoints are final approach fixes CD### waypoints occur further out on ...
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What is really meant by max 240 kt, 220 kt and 185 kt in the picture of Jeppesen chart?

The Jeppesen Charts legend does not go into any detail about these restrictions. It says in general: SPEED RESTRICTIONS Speed restrictions that apply to the entire procedure are shown below the ...
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How can stand numbers 1, 2 and 3 have the coordinates of 07.9 minutes North ins, but stand number 9 have the coordinates of 07.8 minutes North?

Mistakes happen, and this is quite obviously an error. Not unlike your error of including an extra 0 in the original question! - "07.08" ;) Presumably someone creating the chart was ...
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Why is the highest point value (6681') lower than the contour interval value of 7000'?

The orange area on the chart means elevation is between 5000 and 7000 ft AMSL according to the contour intervals legend. The white area is anything below 5000 ft AMSL. So the highest point of 6681' is ...
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In Jeppesen Approach charts, what does D2.8, D3.8 mean?

The points D1.0, D2.8, D3.8 and D9.5 all refer to DME distances in units of nautical miles. In this case there is only one DME for this approach: the Mumbai VOR/DME (BBB). You would fly this approach ...
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Where are the "Admitted Aircraft symbols" on Jeppesen VFR aerodrome charts defined?

These symbols are part of the Jeppesen VFR Manual (formerly called Bottlang Airfield Manual). The Jeppeson website contains a sample for one airfield: (3) Aircraft admitted at the Aerodrome / Am ...
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Does this symbol in the pictures below represent height above ground level or altitude above sea level?

The Jeppesen Charts legend explains the symbol as follows: 17 — Some, but not all, terrain high points and man-made structures are depicted along with their elevations. Generally only high points 400’...
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Why are there two Decision Altitudes at LTBR Bursa Yenişehir?

The glideslope altitude at the LOC MAP is 984. That’s not the DA.
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What do these items on a Jeppesen VOR approach chart mean?

The "State" label refers to the source of the values in the minimums box, in this case meaning they are from the respective state authority: A "Std" label in the upper left corner ...
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What does mean CD, FD and MD on the Jeppesen LTBR VORB chart?

According to Jeppesen's "NAME CONVENTIONS WAYPOINT IDENTIFIERS", in a VOR approach the CD, FD and MD points are FACF (Final Approach Course Fix), FAF (Final Approach Fix) and MAP (missed ...
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Why is the box I marked with a red arrow empty and no class information given?

"Full" means that everything is working, including TDZ (touchdown zone lights) & CL (centerline lights) along with the approach lights (ALS). To get the lowest mins for an ILS, all of ...
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What do the dates at the bottom right of the page mean? I shared the pictures

It is a requirement of copyright notices that the year of publication be included. If parts of a publication were published at different times then the year of publication for each part needs to be ...
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