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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 31, 2020

Episode 118 Show Notes

Topic of the show: We asked listeners about their favorite instructor and we have some great feedback.  We are going to resist the urge to talk about current events.  Please use this show as a momentary escape from reality and stay safe, healthy, and happy.  We will get through this time and we will be stronger for it!

Timely Feedback:

  1. PayPal Supporter Juliet Foxtrot sent audio about his field and non-towered operations during the temporary closure of a large Class B airport.
  2. Supreme Galactic Aviation Commander PATRON Papa Lima sent in some timely feedback and a picture of his buddies wearing OB shirts.
  3. Supreme Galactic Aviation Commander PATRON Delta Golf left some audio about ATC during the pandemic.
  4. PATRON Alpha Tango and Midway during the loss of ATC.
  5. FO TSW sent feedback about temporary ATC facilities.
  6. PATRON Local Mike Bravo sent in feedback about ATC cleaning habits.
  7. PATRON Charlie Alpha Whiskey sent in a link about a local TRIAD company on the front lines fighting the pandemic: and a link to aviation weather:


  1. PATRON Romeo Whiskey Kilo sent audio about crazy headings in CA.
  2. PATRON Charlie Mike is a CFII! Congratulations!
  3. Mike Golf tells us how hard it is to contact the FAA.

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