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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!

Feb 24, 2020

Episode 113 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH discuss how our system gets updated approach information for airports with magnetic course changes.  Can we clear the aircraft for an approach with the old runway numbers still on the approach plate? Thank you, Mike.  Check out Flying and Life Podcast!


Feb 17, 2020

Episode 112 Show Notes


Topic of the show: Juliet Echo Charlie left another great audio question about our use of the word “Cleared”.  What does it mean and what coordination is required before we can issue control instructions? 


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Feb 10, 2020

Episode 111 Show Notes

Topic of the show: ADS-B has many benefits for the general aviation pilot community and the pilots have a lot to say on the matter.  AG and RH continue to discuss the technology and how pilots can improve safety with smart integration of the new informational displays. 

Timely Feedback:

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Feb 3, 2020

Episode 110 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH continue to discuss the new ADS-B equipment requirement and we hear from our listeners about their experiences with the equipment.  We briefly discuss helicopter operations, ATC communications during a critical incident, and more of your awesome feedback!  For more...