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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 18, 2019

Episode 99


Topic of the show: What would happen if we lost radar at TRIAD?  AG and RH catch up on feedback and your awesome questions. Tuesday 11/19/19 is the last day to get your #TeamAG OB T-Shirt.  Click here to get yours now!  


Timely Feedback:

  1. TSW suggested local squawk codes.
  2. PATRON EC mentions two way comms when departing Delta towards Charlie.
  3. PATRON MBS has a phraseology question.
  4. Hotel Mike asked about remote towers in the UK.
  5. PATRON EH asked about VFR termination.



  1. PATRON Captain Nick is back with audio!
  2. PATRON BCJ is on #TeamLeft360.
  3. Retired Triad controller “Golf Romeo” tells the story of the TRIAD Bear!
  4. PATRON JS asked about altitude deviations and radar contact lost.
  5. RLG and “Souls on Board”.


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