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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 25, 2021

Episode 200 Show Notes


Topic of the show: Live from Killer Taco Truck Airport in Sanford, NC,  AG and RH answer audience questions, play some audio from listeners that couldn’t make the show, and discuss the podcast’s history.   We are humbled by the turnout and so thankful for our listeners and...

Oct 18, 2021

Episode 199 Show Notes


Topic of the show: Wake turbulence is a flight hazard for all aircraft but especially dangerous for small, light airplanes.  Do non-pilot controllers understand the implications of squeeze plays with regard to wake turbulence encounters?  On this week’s show we will break down arrival...

Oct 11, 2021

Episode 198 Show Notes


Topic of the show: During an emergency, controllers have required information they must get from the pilots.  Sometimes that gets done repeatedly.  On this week’s show, we will discuss why that happens and ways to reduce the redundant communications. 


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Oct 4, 2021

Episode 197 Show Notes


Topic of the show: What does ATC expect when a pilot experiences radio failure?  How closely do lost communication regulations match up with what happens in real life?  We discuss a common question that many instrument pilots have and give our take on what pilots can do to be...