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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 27, 2020

Episode 109

Topic of the show: RH and AG discuss listener feedback about our episode related to ADS-B.  Thank you for adding to the conversation.

Timely Feedback:

  1. The DUDE may be able to help with military rating/civilian conversion.
  2. PATRON Mike Charlie clears up the “Woo Pig Sooie” question.
  3. Delta Bravo Charlie sent in audio about traffic and ADS-B.
  4. PATRON Romeo Whiskey Kilo sent in ADS-B feedback.
  5. PATRON Charlie Alpha Whiskey sent in ADS-B feedback and some handy links: AOPA article, FAA TIS-B article. Thank you!
  6. PATRON Alpha Tango explains his million mile, quiet, no-ATC odyssey!
  7. PATRON Sierra Mike Hotel sent some helicopter flying input.
  8. Whiskey Whiskey Whiskey sent in ADS-B feedback.


  1. Alpha Hotel asks about jobs in the technical/engineering side of ATC.
  2. Romeo Mike asked about gear down phraseology at military fields.
  3. PATRON Delta Zulu is an instrument rated pilot! Congratulations!

No new question of the week.  We will continue the discussion on ADS-B next week on OB110. Tell us what you think of ADS-B. Enjoy!

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