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Opposing Bases: Air Traffic Talk

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Oct 21, 2019

Episode 95 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH discuss a spike in TRIAD traffic and how we adapt to seasonal traffic.  How do we keep the airspace moving safely and efficiently? We also discuss “Med Evac” operations and how we prioritize that type of operation.

Timely Feedback: 

1. MVR asks about vacation bidding and short jet hops.

2. PATRON India Mike has a Bay Area IFR operational short cut.

3. PATRON Golf Tango talks about the military version of the Beech Jet.

4. PATRON Mike Echo Hotel is adding VFR flight plan to her to-do list!

5. Juliet Charlie Romeo has discovered how to speed up our rambling!

6. Tango Whiskey Tango Bravo has figured out how to make us last a full week!


1.  Kilo Mike tells a story about MedEvac in a busy Class Bravo area.

2. Charlie Mike sent in a picture of a cool strip with “Venus” callsign.

3. Bravo Mike asked about a frequency in the SFRA.

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