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Opposing Bases: Air Traffic Talk

Welcome to Opposing Bases: Air Traffic Talk.  Our aviation podcast is delivered by two experienced pilots that work as air traffic controllers.  We fly in the NAS and we interact with the community through our podcast.  Our show is driven by your feedback and questions.  Enjoy the show and thanks for listening!

Dec 31, 2018

Episode 53 Show Notes

Happy New Year!  
RH and AG break down a resolved pilot deviation.  What went right?  What went wrong?  What lessons can be learned?  For privacy purposes, the identity of the pilot has been intentionally withheld but he has shared details with us that he hopes will prevent this type of error from...

Dec 24, 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the team at Opposing Bases Air Traffic Talk.

Have a great week and thanks for listening!  Visit our website at

You can now 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,...

Dec 17, 2018

Episode 51 Show Notes

Opening Chit Chat about snowpocolypse in the TRIAD area.  Thank you, @avgeekandrew for the great picture.

 Topic of the show 5:42

“ER” asked about Special VFR:  “There is one thing that is still a mystery: SVFR. When\How do you grant this magical clearance? What kind of magic do you possess...

Dec 10, 2018

Episode 50!  On today’s show, we are going to talk about TRSAs with “Papa Alpha”, and of course, more feedback!  AG and RH would like to extend a giant thank you to all the listeners this past year!  We can’t do the show without your feedback and we appreciate you all!

A special thank you to the loyal listeners...

Dec 3, 2018

It’s Monday December 3, 2018.  Welcome back, everyone.  On today’s show, we talk about pilot medical issues and keep chipping away at the feedback!

“Tango Mike, The Fire Truck Guy” sent in some great audio feedback about controller’s diagnosing pilot’s with medical emergencies.  How do controllers train to...