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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!

Oct 28, 2019

Episode 96 Show Notes

Topic of the show:  AG and RH catch up on a mountain of your questions and feedback!

Timely Feedback: 

1. PATRON Bravo Charlie Juliet sent in feedback about short hops.

2. Kilo Mike the MedEvac helicopter driver sent in details about is operation.

3. PATRON Alpha Tango sent in some audio about emergency operation priority.

4. PATRON Delta Romeo Golf thinks we resemble the Sesame Street characters?



1.  Echo Bravo asked about 9/11 and the changes afterwards for ATC.

2. Juliet Alpha Mike the CFII sent in some Duke questions.

3. Charlie Sierra asked about straight in ILS approach clearances.

4. PATRON India Mike asked about weather information available to pilots.

5. PATRON November Golf sent in feedback about remote towers.  Link.

6. Alpha Lima Zulu asked about a strange string of events on a VFR flight plan.

7. PATRON Romeo November asked about radar coverage and in air IFR filing.


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