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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!

Aug 12, 2019

Episode 85 Show Notes

Topic of the show:  RH and AG discuss weather deviations, trail blazers, holding, and diverts.  We also catch up on some listener feedback/questions.  

Timely Feedback:

1. PATRON Romeo Whiskey (@JBalloonist) sent in some videos about arriving and departing MCO in a GA aircraft. Thank you!

2. PATRON Echo Charlie has a great question about going missed approach in VMC.  Thank you!

3. Sierra Papa tells a story about phone clearances.  Thank you!

4. PATRON Foxtrot Foxtrot sent in timely feedback from OB79.  Thank you!


1. PATRON Kilo Golf sent in feedback about the show.  Thank you!

2. Delta Mike asks about unusual clearances. Thanks!

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