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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!

Dec 27, 2021

Episode 209 Show Notes


Topic of the show: RH and AG discuss a pilot’s options when they encounter IMC at night and the approach they want to shoot says “N/A at night”.  We also go deep into the inbox with more of your awesome aviation related questions and feedback. 


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Dec 20, 2021

Episode 208 Show Notes


Topic of the show: AG and RH answer a listener question regarding the magic words to listen for in an approach clearance.  Are you being instructed to join the final approach course or are you being cleared for the approach?  Find out what to listen for and how to make sure you are on the same...

Dec 13, 2021

Episode 207 Show Notes


Topic of the show: AG and RH discuss restricted low approaches, go-arounds, and denied IFR airborne pickups.  We also answer more of your aviation questions, discuss the ancient technology known as a VCR, and celebrate many new listener pilot ratings.  This was a really fun episode so hit...

Dec 6, 2021

Episode 206 Show Notes


Topic of the show: AG and RH discuss pop-up IFR requests from the controller and pilot perspective.  What happens behind the scenes to make this work?  And how can pilots help ATC reach a common goal?  We also discuss more of your awesome aviation questions. 


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