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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!

Sep 28, 2020

Episode 144 Show Notes


Topic of the show: This week, we hear from an airline pilot, a general aviation pilot, and a dispatcher that works nights.  Each of them has valuable feedback regarding fatigue.  Thank you for sending us your stories!


Timely Feedback:

Guglielmo Marconi

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Sep 22, 2020

Episode 143 Show Notes


Topic of the show: Fatigue is an insidious danger in aviation.  AG and RH discuss fatigue as it relates to some listener stories.  Are you monitoring your level of fitness for flight?  Are you taking a much-needed break when your brain is telling you to stop?  Plus more of the listener’s...

Sep 14, 2020

Episode 142 Show Notes


Topic of the show: What happens when the emergency is over?  Is the pilot detained, questioned, and forced to fill out endless paperwork?  We hear from several pilots about their post-emergency paperwork and we think our listeners will like what they learn.  Also, what does law enforcement...

Sep 8, 2020

Episode 141 Show Notes


Topic of the show: This week we will get the details of a middle of the night incident in TRIAD airspace and discuss the troubleshooting procedures of a solo Pilatus pilot.  We also discuss the differences throughout the NAS regarding the issuance of VFR codes at Class D airports.