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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!

Dec 2, 2019

Episode 101 Show Notes


Topic of the show: AG and RH highlight some of our show’s main messages to pilots and the aviation community, answer more questions, and brighten your Monday!  Delta Mike sent in some reminders of what this show is all about.  Thank you!


Timely Feedback:

  1. PATRON Papa Lima sent in a menagerie of feedback that’s timely!
  2. PATRON Whiskey Bravo sent in some advice on our phraseology.
  3. PATRON Golf Tango sent in audio about “climb and maintain”.
  4. Juliet Delta found the answer to his non-radar compulsory reporting point question.
  5. PATRON Juliet Bravo loves aviation so much, he got a unique tattoo!
  6. PATRON India Mike sent in Bay Area feedback!
  7. P-51 fan, GR sent in some information about center radar displays.



  1. Juliet Charlie works with EAA Young Eagles.
  2. Charlie Golf asked about landing clearances.
  3. Sierra Bravo tried to cancel IFR airborne in Canada: no cookies!
  4. Tango Mike the Fire Truck Guy sent in audio.
  5. Tango Charlie asked about required reporting points under non-radar.


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