Episode 279 Show Notes
Topic of the show: Lost Communications follow up! We will discuss some of the mountain of feedback we received about our lost communication episode (OB278). Have you done a systems deep dive in your aircraft to determine how you would determine what to do in the event of lost comms? What tools can you bring with you on your next flight to add a layer of safety? We also discuss turns on final to build space and minimum runway separation for arrivals.
1. PATRON Echo Hotel shares thoughts on the lost communication scenario.
2. PATRON Charlie Kilo asks how far we can see a primary only target with no transponder.
3. SGAC PATRON Charlie Victor did a systems deep dive to prepare for lost communications.
4. PATRON Juliet Charlie has another classic rhyme to share with the OB community.
1. PATRON Delta Papa asks what we would do in a crossing runway pinch?
2. PATRON “The Badger Pilot” shares a story of a recent encounter involving minimum runway separation.
Mentioned on the show: Reminder: we have opinions about certain items but we always want pilots to have the best information when flying in the real world. Please don’t let our opinions serve as a pass to break the rules. When in doubt, clarify with ATC. https://opposingbases.libsyn.com/ob155-garbage-phraseology. Skip to about 35 minutes in to hear our thoughts and opinions on straight-in phraseology. And as always, refer to your CFII, DPE or FSDO for interpretations and applications of rules regarding approaches.
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