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1 in 60 rule for VORs

This is a fairly basic question of trigonometry. Imagine a very long but narrow right triangle. Your starting position is the the one degree angle, and you have two very long, near parallel, legs ...
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VOR GND Receiver checkpoint

A VOR ground receiver checkpoint is a place on the ground where you can check that your VOR receiver is working correctly. This NOTAM means that you can't use it. It has nothing to do with air ...
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Why are the height values different although the altitude values in the "straight-in approach" and "circling" minimums are the same?

Straight-in is referenced to a particular runway, while circling is referenced to the airport elevation. The same elevation MSL is thus a different height above the referenced elevation. The "...
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What is the dots before Missed App Point on the Jeppesen VOR Chart?

The dots are a continuation of the glidepath to the runway. This procedure is designed to follow the CDFA approach concept. Constant Descent Final Approach. Above the profile view is a table showing ...
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Why are there altitude differences on the Jeppesen ESB Ankara VOR chart?

Unfortunately, since that is not the current chart, the following is speculation. The altitudes in the table are the recommended altitudes for a continuous descent. The altitudes in the profile view ...
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Can you explain what the 2nd caution on the LTAF VOR A chart means?

It means plainly what it says. A right turn is when you turn to the right. If you are going to make a right turn, you need to tell ATC as soon as possible that you are planning to do that. Since you ...
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Why do some charts not have the "TRACKs are MAG" notification, while others do?

The changes you see on Turkey AIP charts are likely an anticipation of future reference changes, both in bearings and altimetry. To prevent confusion, the current references are explicitly mentioned. ...
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Why do some charts not have the "TRACKs are MAG" notification, while others do?

That may be nothing more than a case of a change in the "boilerplate" language between the time that one was designed & published and when the others were designed and published. Or ...
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