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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!

Oct 26, 2020

Episode 148 Show Notes


Topic of the show: This week we revisit the Washington, D.C. Special Flight Rules Area, some more solo stories, and more of our listener’s awesome feedback and questions. 


Timely Feedback:

  1. PATRON Echo Bravo has a question about transponders and ADS-B.
  2. PATRON Local Mike Bravo sent audio...

Oct 20, 2020

Episode 147 Show Notes


Topic of the show: Tell us about your first solo!  Were you ready?   Did you instructor adequately prepare you for the unknown?  Did you have fun?  Were you scared?  AG and RH share some listener stories and get to some more great questions and feedback.  Enjoy the show!



Oct 12, 2020

Episode 146 Show Notes


Topic of the show: AG and RH catch up on a variety of questions from listeners: HIWAS, Radio Checks, Student Pilot Solos, Fatigue, and many more. 


Timely Feedback:

  1. PATRON Kilo Kilo sent the rest of the open door story! #Latch
  2. SGAC PATRON Bravo Sierra  sent in his solo story. 
  3. PATRON Mike Kilo...

Oct 9, 2020

Lifelong Commitment to Aviation with Ron Horton


-CFII, Designated Pilot Examiner (Single Engine Private, Commercial, and CFI Add-Ons)

-Volunteer Pilot for Angel Flight and Airlift Hope

-Cirrus Training Center Instructor (TCI)

-Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award Recipient

-AOPA Distinguished Flight...

Oct 6, 2020

Episode 145 Show Notes


Topic of the show: On today’s show, we have a special guest: Ron Horton, CFI and Designated Pilot Examiner for the FAA.  We will discuss student pilot solo sign offs, going missed on a visual approach, and more of your great questions and feedback.  Welcome to the show, Ron!  Full interview...