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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!

Aug 1, 2022

Special live episode from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022

RH and AG would like to thank AOPA for hosting our 3rd live show at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022 next to the AOPA Pavilion at the 39 Lounge. AOPA's mission is to ensure that the sky remains within reach of everyone who dreams of becoming a pilot.  And our mission on...


Jul 25, 2022

Episode 239 Show Notes

 

Topic of the show: AG and RH give their opinion on a disagreement between pilots at a non-towered airport and discuss the importance of timely radio calls and announcing your position.  We also discuss LPV approaches and get to more of your feedback regarding missed approach...


Jul 18, 2022

Episode 238 Show Notes

 

Topic of the show: AG and RH answer a listener’s question about when controllers should stay quiet or minimize instructions due to pilot workload and task saturation.  We also discuss ways a controller can combat workload increases with the help of another set of eyes.  This episode is packed...


Jul 12, 2022

Episode 237 Show Notes

 

Topic of the show: RH is joined by Dispatcher Mike to discuss the 2022 EAA AirVenture NOTICE.  We share our experiences flying into AirVenture so you can prepare for your arrival into the busiest airspace in the world.  Follow along with the 2022 AirVenture Notice and get answers to all...


Jul 11, 2022

Episode 236 Show Notes

 

Topic of the show: When a pilot gets a low altitude alert, it should get their attention.  And when you’re getting a low altitude alert in a climb, it can be very confusing.  On this week’s show, we will discuss audio feedback about low altitude alerts.  When do we issue safety alerts?  Why...