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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!

Feb 25, 2019

Episode 61 Show Notes

Topic of the show: 

Delta Whiskey sent in some questions regarding a recent show on the Aviation News Talk podcast, hosted by Max Trescott. 

Special thank you to Max Trescott for allowing us to use some of his audio for our show. Check out his podcast: Aviation News Talk. It’s a must listen for...

Feb 18, 2019

Episode 060 Show Notes

Topic of the show: RH interviewed an ATL Tower Air Traffic Controller and they discussed a listener question about helicopter operations in the ATL tower airspace. Thank you, JEC! Great audio feedback. And a special thank you to my anonymous contact in the Atlanta Tower! Your airport is a factory...

Feb 11, 2019

Episode 59 Show Notes

Topic of the show: Runway selection considerations.  Captain Nick from the Airline Pilot Guy show sent in audio feedback that inspired today’s topic.  Thank you, Captain Nick!  A special thank you to our anonymous source at Boston Tower that helped give me some clues regarding runway selection on...

Feb 4, 2019

Episode 58 Show Notes

Topic of the show: “The Voice”. AG and RH discuss training and the dreaded “voice” when a trainer (OJTI) over-keys the trainee and starts issuing corrected instructions. Why does this happen? Is it safe? Thank you, KM! Audio sent in by "Joe the Airbus Guy" rounds out the topic.