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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!

Mar 4, 2019

Episode 62 Show Notes

Topic of the show: Listener feedback inspired topic this week is transponders, beacon code assignments, and tracking unidentified primary targets around Class Bravo airspace.

Timely Feedback: 

  1. Flying and Life podcast audio. Thank you, Mike!
  2. Max Trescott sent in feedback about Episode 61: Family Flight Night
  3. TT the Venus C-40 Pilot sent in some more follow up feedback.


  1. Tango Hotel is working on his private pilot license and asked if we needed help with someone at the FAA regarding approach plates. Thanks, TH!
  2. Tango Hotel also sent in audio feedback question about OPDs. Check out the link.
  3. Sierra Lima sent in some more hilarious audio and a bucket list item: the C-47.

Bucket List item from “Joe the Airbus Guy”. Check out the TU-95! Learn more about the TU-95 here.

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