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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!

Jan 27, 2020

Episode 109

Topic of the show: RH and AG discuss listener feedback about our episode related to ADS-B.  Thank you for adding to the conversation.

Timely Feedback:

  1. The DUDE may be able to help with military rating/civilian conversion.
  2. PATRON Mike Charlie clears up the “Woo Pig Sooie” question.
  3. Delta Bravo Charlie...

Jan 20, 2020

Episode 108 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH are going to answer a listener question about ADS-B and discuss how the recent changes are impacting us in the radar room.  Please continue to ask for flight following, continue to visually scan for other aircraft, and as always, fly safely!

Timely Feedback:

  1. PATRON...

Jan 13, 2020

Episode 107 Show Notes


Topic of the show: Why do controllers say “Landing/Takeoff will be at your own risk”?  AG and RH break down this phraseology.  We received some great stories of controllers taking the plane and lessons you wish you learned before they presented themselves in real life.



Jan 6, 2020

Episode 106 Show Notes

Topic of the show: Juliet Sierra asks about coordination.  We talk about why we coordinate, what we coordinate, and how we do it.  If you want to hear a mock radar session where we do some coordination, check out OB045: Sounds From The Radar Room.   Great questions, JS.  Thank you!