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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 29, 2024

Episode 321 Show Notes


Topic of the show: On this week’s show, AG and RH discuss ways to stay sharp in aviation. How do you make sure you’re engaged and always improving?  What methods do you use to stay on top of your game?  We also discuss STEM flights for young aviators, IFR flights at VFR altitudes, and...

Feb 19, 2024

Episode 320 Show Notes


Topic of the show: On this week’s show, AG and RH discuss the danger in scud running as it relates to other traffic.  How can the IFR airplane safely navigate in airspace with other traffic that isn’t in contact with ATC or CTAF?  We also discuss a great way to introduce kids to ATC,...

Feb 12, 2024

Episode 319 Show Notes


Topic of the show: Kids in Aviation and ATC On this week’s show, AG and RH discuss their ideas on getting kids interested in careers in aviation. Do you have an aspiring young adult and you are trying to find ways to introduce them to aviation?  Does you kids stare out the window and wonder...

Feb 5, 2024

Episode 318 Show Notes

Topic of the show: Controller Recurrent Training

What topics and scenarios do controllers train on annually or semi-annually?  And how does it compare to airline/commercial pilot recurrent training?  On this week’s episode, AG and RH will discuss the differences in training and how controllers...