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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!

Apr 6, 2020

Episode 119 Show Notes

Show Topic: AG and RH talk about their favorite instructors of all time!  We dig deep into the inbox and get to some more of your awesome questions and feedback!  Happy Monday! 


  1. Romeo Whiskey the “Terps Elf” sent in his confessions.
  2. PATRON Juliet Bravo sent in a question about equipment suffixes.
  3. Alpha Foxtrot sent audio about practice areas.
  4. Charlie Mike sent a quick thank you.
  5. Mike Delta asked how to self-announce or get flight following in busy Class B in California.
  6. Juliet Mike gives his opinion on too many bells and whistles in the cockpit.
  7. Alpha Sierra sent a link to the “Endless Runway”.
  8. PATRON Mike Romeo sent a link to a pilot survey. Click here and help him out! Listener comments and questions about this can be sent to
  9. PATRON MKC Nick sent in a show suggestion.
  10. Romeo Whiskey asked about LAANC.
  11. PATRON Bravo Sierra tells a story of getting yelled at by ATC.
  12. PATRON Delta Papa sent in audio about his favorite instructor.
  13. Oscar Yankee got yelled at by ATC. Why?
  14. PATRON ABM sent in a link to a story he wrote about his favorite instructors. What a great story, thank you

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