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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 27, 2021

Episode 196 Show Notes


Topic of the show: AG and RH discuss MEDEVAC flights, medical emergencies, and priority handling.  How do we expedite traffic with time sensitive cargo on board?  We also discuss tips and tricks for planning on weather reroutes, traffic avoidance, and international overflights. 



Sep 20, 2021

Episode 195 Show Notes


Topic of the show:  Low altitude alerts and collision alerts go off all the time.  How do we know when they are genuine safety alerts or nuisance alarms?  AG and RH explain the two safety alerts and how we process the information to keep the pilots safe!  This week, our show topic was...

Sep 13, 2021

Episode 194 Show Notes


Topic of the show: Sometimes the most important NOTAMS are either buried in a stack of words or hidden in places pilots don’t even know to look before making a flight.  AG and RH share some pilot feedback about the AirVenture NOTAM and discuss Domestic Notices on this week’s...

Sep 6, 2021

Episode 193 Show Notes


Topic of the show: AG and RH go back to ATC basics and discuss a few of our local letters of agreement with surrounding facilities, how that changes your flight path, and how those reroutes relate to airspace.  We also discuss merging target procedures with a duplicate target, flight following,...