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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!

Sep 16, 2019

Episode 90 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH catch up on some more of your awesome questions and feedback!

Timely Feedback: 

  1.  PATRON Alpha Tango sent in Chicago feedback!
  2. Supreme Galactic Aviation Commander/PATRON 7.Zero Productions just did an awesome video on the Fisk Arrival. This is outstanding and we highly recommend checking it out!
  3. Lima Delta Fox sent in Dallas departure procedures feedback.
  4. From Papa Lima regarding the intentional slip up when RH said our facility “name”.


  1.  PATRON DEW sent in a mishmash of feedback! Thank you!
  2. We read the rest of Juliet Sierra’s questions.
  3. Tango Whiskey asked why the controller needed his call sign.
  4. Bravo Sierra want to hear our advice for a new CFI building time for an airline.
  5. November Romeo wants to practice listening to clearances. Try
  6. Whiskey Charlie wants to know the best way to tell a controller what approaches they want to do.
  7. Hotel Golf from the University of Dubuque: we have an assignment for your students!
  8. Charlie Quebec wants to fly her Star Destroyer to TRIAD.
  9. Listener audio about LAANC. Thank you, SMH!

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