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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!

May 26, 2020

Episode 126 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH break down the importance of timing when turning aircraft onto final and illustrate the differences between aircraft with widely different speeds. 

Timely Feedback:

  1. Air Traffic Controllers are an integral part of the aviation safety system!
  2. PATRON Charlie Mike left...

May 18, 2020

Episode 125 Show Notes

Topic of the show:  RH and AG got the help of a TERPS expert answering a listener question about unpublished hold instructions on a missed approach.  Links referenced in the Terps Elf answer: FAA's Instrument Flight Procedures Information Gateway , FAA Form 8260-2  , CRQ ILS 24



May 12, 2020

Episode 124 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH discuss why we refer to the aircraft on approach as “my final”.  Why are we so possessive of this area of airspace and why do we celebrate when we do it well?

Mentioned in the opening: Race City Flight Operations at 14A Airport (Lake Norman Airport).  Stop by on...

May 4, 2020

Episode 123 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH break down the details of an arrival with “descend via” instructions with the help of PATRON Joe the Airbus Guy.  We also find out what our listeners want to do in aviation when we get back to the new normal.

Timely Feedback:

  1. PATRON Echo Golf sent in audio...