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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!

Oct 14, 2019

Episode 94 Show Notes

Topic of the show: AG and RH discuss a listener question about SIDs and STARs.  Can we help design them?  Who decides when a new one is necessary?

Timely Feedback: 

1. ATC story from PATRON Papa Lima.

2. ATC story from PATRON Delta Golf.

3. Juliet Romeo with great feedback about the NOSE rule in Florida.

4. IFR See and Avoid?  Check out this article.

5. PATRON Alpha Kilo sent in a great question about a recent flight.

6. PATRON Bravo Foxtrot sent in a link to a video we will discuss.

7. Charlie Quebec sends her full support of the Star Destroyer.


1. Papa Bravo asked about the altimeter setting discrepancy with the ATIS.

2. Hotel Mike Bravo asked about animals on the runway.

3. Audio from a Pilot/Driver Whiskey Bravo that hates our siren sound!

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