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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!

Nov 11, 2019


Topic of the show: PATRON Bravo Delta inspired this week’s discussion about the differences between “resume own navigation”, “proceed direct”, and “proceed on course”.  Where does the controller expect you to go after a course deviation for traffic or weather?

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Timely Feedback:

PATRONs JB and CP sent in fantastic audio!  Thank you!

  1. PATRON Alpha Charlie corrects RH. It’s ASS TERR ISK!
  2. PATRON Juliet Echo Charlie sent in audio about runway changes.
  3. PATRON Golf Tango sent in audio about the Star Destroyer.


  1. Tango Sierra sent in feedback about an older episode.
  2. PATRON DZ’s speed round.
  3. Lima Delta sent a quick shout out.
  4. PATRON Alpha Sierra asked about Class C clearances.
  5. PATRON Alpha Sierra send in audio about recurrent training.
  6. PATRON RK asked about staffing and training.
  7. AH asked about landing at your own risk.

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