OB139: The Right Way to Bust Bravo
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Episode 139 Show Notes


Topic of the show: This week on Opposing Bases, we discuss a listener’s story when he busted Bravo accidentally.  Why did it happen? What did they do to solve the issue with ATC?  What can we learn from his story?  This and more feedback and questions from the listeners. 


Timely Feedback:

  1. PATRON Mike Kilo shares his thoughts on the show and the names of his cats.
  2. PATRON Charlie Alpha is sad AG didn’t sing the ATC Sak jingle.
  3. PATRON Tango Whiskey’s brush with fame in the TRIAD airspace.




  1. PATRON Charlie Alpha asks about conflicting departures and missed approaches.
  2. PATRON Foxtrot Kilo shared some information about fatigue and degrading performance.
  3. PATRON Mike Kilo shares his thoughts on TAA RNAV clearances.
  4. Tango Sierra shares an update on his airport and final B747 flights. Check it out: https://www.bne.com.au/blog/behind-scenes/runway-begins
  5. Tango Mike asks about RNAV vs GNSS equipped planes.
  6. PATRON Local Mike Bravo shares a story about flight following.
  7. Charlie Bravo asks about transponder codes.


Question of the Week/Month Do you have a story you’d like to share regarding fatigue?  It could be with work, driving, flying, anything.  Did your decision making skills suffer from a lack of sleep?  Would you repeat the incident knowing what you know now?  Tell us by clicking this link.

Have a great week and thanks for listening!  Visit our website at OpposingBases.com You can support our show using Patreon or visiting our support page on the website.  Keep the feedback coming, it drives the show! Don’t be shy, use the “Send Audio to AG and RH” button on the website and record an audio message. Or you can send us comments or questions to feedback@opposingbases.com. Find us on twitter @opposing_bases.  Music by audionautix.com.  Third party audio provided by liveatc.net.  Friends of the show and maker of bags to protect your ATC headset from dust and germs: ATCSaks.com. Legal Notice  The hosts of Opposing Bases Air Traffic Talk podcast are speaking on behalf of Opposing Bases, LLC.  Opposing Bases, LLC does not represent the Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation, or the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.  All opinions expressed in the show are for entertainment purposes only.  There is no nexus between Opposing Bases, LLC and the FAA or NATCA.  All episodes are the property of Opposing Bases, LLC and shall not be recorded or transcribed without express written consent.  For official guidance on laws and regulations, refer to your local Flight Standards District Office or Certified Flight Instructor.  Opposing Bases, LLC offers this podcast to promote aviation safety and enhance the knowledge of its listeners but makes no guarantees to listeners regarding accuracy or legal applications.

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