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Vor approach with Gps

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I know we can do vor approach with gps. Is there any specific requirement to follow if we do vor approach with gps? And if vor is out of service can we shoot the approach with gps?

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  1. John D Collins on Jan 26, 2018

    To fly a VOR approach that does not include (or GPS) in the title using a GPS for navigation, the VOR must be in service, the approach must not be NOTAM out of service, the VOR must be tuned on a working and installed VOR receiver in the aircraft, the course set and the VOR CDI indications must be monitored for course guidance.

    Here is the current guidance and note in the AIM section 1−2−3. Use of Suitable Area Navigation (RNAV) Systems on Conventional Procedures and Routes:

    c. Uses of Suitable RNAV Systems. Subject to the operating requirements, operators may use a suitable RNAV system in the following ways.

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    5.Use of a suitable RNAV system as a means to navigate on the final approach segment of an instrument approach procedure based on a VOR, TACAN or NDB signal, is allowable. The underlying NAVAID must be operational and the NAVAID monitored for final segment course alignment.

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