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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!

Jun 3, 2019

Episode 75 Show Notes

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Topic of the show: PATRON Juliet Romeo asked a great question about coordination between ATC facilities regarding sequence to Class Delta airports. We also revisit a discussion we had on OB55 about VFR pilots contacting the underlying Class Delta controller if they are already talking to ATC.

Article from Bold Method we discussed on OB55.

Timely Feedback: 

  1. AT sent in some overdue feedback! Thank you, AT!
  2. India India sent in a feedback for AG!


  1.  MJL sent in an Article and NTSB report. Not all off field recoveries end well.  Please be safe!
  2.  PATRON JEC sent in audio about training. Thank you, JEC!
  3.  PATRON CM sent in audio about memory aids. Thank you, CM!
  4. “Dakota Lima Lima” sent in a question about requesting flight following at a Delta airport. Thank you, LL!

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