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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!

Sep 23, 2019

Episode 91 Show Notes

Topic of the show:  RH and AG get to more of your awesome questions and feedback!  Congratulations to PATRONs KL and NG on their newest certificates and also a shout out to TW for becoming a new private pilot!  Great job!  

*Today’s show was recorded while AG drove to base.  Please accept our apologies for some minor audio issues.*  

Enjoy the show!

Timely Feedback: 

1. CQ is all about #TeamAG and the #StarDestroyer!

2. Tango Mike the Fire Truck Guy: double towers and blind spots.

3. Tango Mike the Fire Truck Guy: audio about audio!

4. PATRON AT: Cherokee of PA-28?

5. PayPal TDW audio about frequency fun!

6. PATRON “El Toro” explaines his logic behind a callsign.

7. PATRON IM: Short range IFR clearances.

8. DC: Our audio lacks the AM scratchiness.

9. PATRON JEC sent in audio about coded taxi routes in ATL.

10. DS sent in more NOTAM madness!


1. PATRON Romeo Whiskey sent in a question about airspace downgrades.  See the article here.

2. PATRON Echo Charlie asked about amending departure times.

3. Kilo Kilo Bravo asked why he got a different squawk from the same controller. 

4. PATRON Bravo Bravo asked about ICAO equipment suffixes.  

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