Opposing Bases: Air Traffic Talk
Summary: Two rated pilots and air traffic controllers discuss air traffic stories, news, and real interactions with the aviation community. Learn about our pilot experiences and how they relate to our daily work as air traffic controllers. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OUR EMPLOYER. THE VIEWS EXPRESSED ON THIS SITE AND THE PODCAST ARE OUR OWN. THIS SITE AND THE PODCAST ARE FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED OFFICIAL GUIDANCE OR A REPLACEMENT FOR APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS.
Take a trip on a 75/767 to Europe with Zak, our first guest co-host!
Crew Resource Management and ATC Teamwork!
AG and RH discuss wake turbulence separation requirements, pilot wake avoidance techniques, and real life encounters with wake turbulence.
Night, IMC, IFR weather, missed approach, NORDO, now what?
Transponders, altimeter settings, and unverified altitudes.
AG and RH discuss their earliest memories of aviation, planes, and air traffic.
How does ATC help keep you safe going into a non-towered airport under IFR?
AG Flies to DCA! Holds, EFCs, and Fuel Emergencies
Practice Approaches, APG dinner, and "Zippy" says hello!
VFR Flights Matter and AG and RH are answering GA questions about VFR in the NAS
Reroutes, Reduced Runway Separation, RAs
What are "Opposing Bases"?
The controller's perspective on the SFO Go Around last week.
Understanding airplane automation and how it plays an important role in air traffic control.
Getting the introductions out of the way . . . welcome to Opposing Bases!