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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!

Jan 21, 2019

Episode 56 Show Notes

Topic of the show:  Aviation Heroes!

Miracle on the Hudson 10th Anniversary Celebration. Visit Sully’s website to find his books or click here to purchase. Want a copy of the movie?.   Learn more about Sully here. Read the story of one of the passengers: Vallie Collins.

Visit the Carolina Aviation Museum to see the A320 from the “Miracle on the Hudson”.

Music from this segment:

Be Inspired by Keys of Moon
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RH and Sully

RH and Skiles

Errors/Timely feedback

**Captain Al left some audio about the shutdown. Thank you, Captain Al. You can listen to Al on Plane Safety Podcast.

**Hotel Golf sent in feedback from the aviation department at the University of Dubuque. We are required listening! Thank you, HG!


  1. Charlie Kilo sent in feedback about shortcuts! Thank you, CK!
  2. Juliet Sierra sent in a great set of questions about “bothering” us for practice approaches. Thank you, JS!
  3. Delta Lima asks about radio etiquette. Thanks, DL!
  4. MVR asked a question about staffing at the TRIAD. Thank you, MVR!

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