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Opposing Bases: Air Traffic Talk

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Sep 13, 2021

Episode 194 Show Notes


Topic of the show: Sometimes the most important NOTAMS are either buried in a stack of words or hidden in places pilots don’t even know to look before making a flight.  AG and RH share some pilot feedback about the AirVenture NOTAM and discuss Domestic Notices on this week’s episode.


Timely Feedback:

  1. 1. Kilo Mike Charlie sent in hold for release audio.
  2. 2. The Terps Elf got the secret sign from Mike Kilo and has answers!

3.Bravo Tango shared kind words about episode 56 “Miracle on the Hudson”

  1. 4. Patron Alpha Yankee passed his checkride!
  2. 5. Patron India India from ATC Saks. COM sent some center audio feedback.




  1. SGAC Patron Juliet Sierra sent flight following audio.
  2. Patron Mike November Kilo sent audio and has RH going down memory lane.
  3. Patron Whiskey Charlie sent a weather reroute question.
  4. Patron Echo Mike shares some great advice that applies to ATC too.
  5. Patron Mike Kilo shares his Triad fly over story.


Mentioned on the show: Domestic Notices

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