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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!

Feb 3, 2020

Episode 110 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH continue to discuss the new ADS-B equipment requirement and we hear from our listeners about their experiences with the equipment.  We briefly discuss helicopter operations, ATC communications during a critical incident, and more of your awesome feedback!  For more information about ADS-B, check out the following links: Wikipedia or the FAA site.

Timely Feedback:

  1. Timely feedback from a SW Metroplex controller. Thank you!
  2. Audio from PATRON Charlie Mike about landing at your own risk.
  3. Audio from PATRON Captain Nick . . . .so great to hear from you!
  4. Audio from PATRON Golf Echo about ADS-B. Link mentioned.
  5. Audio from Supreme Galactic Aviation Commander Papa Charlie Lima about ADS-B.
  6. ADS-B feedback from PATRON Hotel Bravo.
  7. ADS-B audio feedback from PATRON Echo Hotel.


  1. PATRON Bravo Foxtrot sent in a link to a funny ATIS on YouTube. #LumpOfCoal
  2. PATRON Romeo November sent in a question on proper mistake etiquette.
  3. PayPal Supporter Charlie Kilo provides some great information about TRIAD airport and our spot in the NAS.

Videos mentioned on the show: Mission Triad (4 part series) from PATRON JB! Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4.  Well done, JB!

Question of the Week: Tell us how ADS-B has enhanced your flying.

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