Forced Flight Following
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Episode 211 Show Notes   Topic of the show: AG and RH discuss what could cause a controller to deny a pilot’s request to cancel VFR flight following.  Oftentimes pilot’s think since they are clear of Class B, C, or D airspace, they are safe to fly wherever they want.  On this week’s show, we will discuss why that is not always true.      Timely Feedback: 1. Patron CW shares an audio exchange with ATC regarding the best headset bag available. 2. Patron Mike Kilo sent in feedback about joining an approach awaiting a clearance. Check out the video here: https://youtu.be/5BkWJ0S0mNM   Feedback Patron Delta Zulu has a question about a visual approach clearance that takes them through Delta. Patron Juliet Charlie Charlie sent an audio question about dealing with a saturated controller. Patron India Mike has a tragic reminder for pilots flying below cloud decks in poor visibility at night. Patron Echo Charlie sent an audio question about transponders.   Mentioned on the show: https://aviationnewstalk.com/podcast/214-san-diego-learjet-crash-interview-with-rob-mark/     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 [email protected] 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. Keep the gunk and funk away from your most valuable pilot gear: https://pilotsaks.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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