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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!

May 21, 2024

Episode 333 Show Notes

Topic of the show: Frequency Tips and Tricks

On this week's show, RH and AG discuss feedback from Center Controller NP about tips and tricks for pilots on using ATC frequencies.  Pilots of all experience levels can benefit from these lessons.  We also discuss forced IFR cancelation, clearance limits, and keeping up with others in aviation.  


Timely Feedback:

1. Patron SB sends feedback about the unusual configuration of Cambridge, Australia YCBG and Hobart YMHB

2. Patron ZW has feedback about clearance limits

3. Patron MH has a question and feedback about clearance limits

4. Patrom AMB discusses circling to land for part 121 operators



1. Patron BAS sent audio feedback about unexpected pattern work

2. Patron BK has a couple questions about instrument training

3. Patron JL asks about our initial training in OKC vs current training

4. Patron CT asks about comparing personal progress to others in aviation

5. Patron JR shares about a recent trip to Antarctica!


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