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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!

Apr 1, 2019

Episode 66 Show Notes

Topic of the show: We are having a blast doing this show!  When we started the show, neither one of us could have imagined our show being played over 100,000 times on 6 continents in over 5,000 unique cities! Listener feedback, questions, and community interaction have kept this show growing and we work hard to improve the content and audio quality every single week!  We have our listeners to thank for our growing popularity.  Thank you for listening and sharing the show with another aviation enthusiast, pilot, controller, or family member!

Today, we hit the rest of the questions for OU from A80 after our two part interview! We also address the question of the week regarding filing IFR airport with no IAP. Thank you, Mike Delta, Hotel Mike, and Delta Mike for great answers to the question of the week! We will share your thoughts today!

Timely Feedback: 

  1. OU from A80 has some feedback of his own to share! Thank you, OU!
  2. JEC sends in kind words about the folks at A80!
  3. Joe the Airbus Guy sent in some remarks about the A80 episodes.
  4. BD gets answers from OU about OB64 and OB65.
  5. DZ gets answers from OU about OB64 and OB65.
  6. JF sent in an answer about Foreflight suggested ATC routing. Thank you, JF!


  1. EO asked about diversions at TRIAD. Thank you, EO!
  2. EA asked about transitioning from approach control to a Delta airport. Thank you, EA! Check out this article from Bold Method we posted in Episode 55 about entering Class Delta airspace while under flight following.

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