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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 31, 2024

Episode 317 Show Notes

Topic of the show: Finding Community in Aviation

Listeners respond to our request for how they find community within aviation.   RH also shares updates on his training progression at Penguin Airlines.  If you want to learn more about the training and the checkride, head over to


Timely Feedback:

1. Patron Echo Sierra responded to our request in 316

2. BH responded to our request in 316

3. Patron AC sent a list of ideas for finding fellow fliers

4. Patron RW likes the idea of visiting many airports

5. Patron DE recommends public service flying



1. Patron AM sent a question about entering controlled airspace.

2. APD sent feedback about driving a manual transmission.

3. SGAC SE sent a link to be your own Terps Elf

4. DH recommends finding an EAA chapter.

5. The TERPS Elf responds to questions about more NA at night issues.


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