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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 10, 2020

Episode 111 Show Notes

Topic of the show: ADS-B has many benefits for the general aviation pilot community and the pilots have a lot to say on the matter.  AG and RH continue to discuss the technology and how pilots can improve safety with smart integration of the new informational displays. 

Timely Feedback:

  1. Great audio from Hotel Golf about asking for what you want in busy airspace.
  2. CFI Echo Alpha discusses how he gradually introduces students to different technology as they progress through training.
  3. The “Dude” sent in a great link to a video presentation about ADS-B and International Flight Plans. Check it out!

ADS-B Feedback:  Nine more awesome contributions to the ADS-B conversation.  Thank you, everyone.  For more information about ADS-B, please refer to AC-90-114B.   


  1. Tango Sierra offers some help for the fly-in. Thank you.
  2. Whiskey Whiskey asks about settting up a pilot/controller session near Duke.
  3. Audio feedback from PATRON Hotel Mike Bravo about runway closures.
  4. PATRON Mike Bravo tells a story of ATC looking for him after flight following.

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