Opposing Bases: Air Traffic Talk
OB79: English For Air Traffickers
Jul 1, 2019 · 1 hr 11 min
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Episode 79 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH catch up on some feedback.  If you have questions about the upcoming EAA AirVenture 2019 NOTAM, flying in Class Bravo airspace near Chicago, or flying in the San Francisco Bay Area, send them in now by clicking on each of those topics.  

Timely Feedback: 

1.  Great audio from Hillel about flying into a busy Class B airport!  

2. PATRON  “Joe the Airbus Guy” sent in remarks about straight in approaches.

3. PATRON Captain Nick explains what “Obfuscate” means and addresses published holding patterns at clearance limits.  Thank you!  We love Captain Nick!

4. PATRON India Mike sends in a comment about helicopters.

5. Echo Alpha sent in feedback about alternate missed approaches.

6. PATRON Charlie Alpha sent in a comment about nicknames.

7.  “Tango Mike the Fire Truck Guy” send in a question about similar sounding callsigns!  Sorry that took so long to get on the show!


1. DOC asks about shift work. 

2. Juliet Hotel asks about flying near Duke airspace and heavy designations.

3. PATRON AT sent in some great audio feedback he’s saved up.  If you haven’t heard Podcasting on a Plane Episode 37, check it out!

4. Charlie Yankee sent in feedback about a busy night on the FBO ramp. “Infamous "aspen 20 speed check" story

5. SB sent in feedback about ADS-B and pilot to pilot communication.

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