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I-07: Non-precision approaches (VOR)

Introduction to VOR approaches

Recommended aircraft: fast piston (Beech Baron, Piper Seneca) , slow piston (Cessna Skyhawk, Piper Warrior)



Pilot will fly IFR from KSNA to KAVX and shoot the VOR/DME-B approach from the Santa Catalina (SXC) VOR, filing SLI V21 SXC for the route.
Required Materials
KSNA Facility Chart
KAVX VOR/DME-B approach

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