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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 13, 2019

Episode 72 Show Notes

Topic of the show: We are going to dig deep into the inbox and catch up on some awesome feedback. We will also show PATRON’s perspective on air traffic control, her experience during an emergency, and what advice she has for the flying community.  Thank you, Kilo Lima!

Timely Feedback: 

  1. NedATC sent in feedback about the Mosquito engines! Thank you!
  2. Congratulations, DRM, on your tail wheel endorsement! Stick and Rudder Aviation.


  1. Juliet November from NCT sent in a suggestion to visit his Facebook group: The Landline. Check it out!
  2. Juliet Delta asks about an unheard landing clearance. Thanks, JD!
  3. Romeo Golf reminds us that “Kilo” may not be completely abolished!
  4. Fellow controller, India India, sent in feedback about the show! Thank you!
  5. Tango Victor sent in an article about an airplane landing on a road, fixing it up, and flying away!
  6. EC asked about the code names for all our airports!
  7. PATRON Charlie Mike sent in audio! Thanks, CM!
  8. Twitter feedback from Mike Juliet.
  9. Delta Golf sends kind words about MDW and FLL controllers! Thank you, DG!

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