115 episodes

RH and AG are two experienced air traffic controllers and pilots that host a weekly show answering listener questions, breaking down complex aviation topics, and relating their experiences to everyday occurrences in the national airspace system.

The hosts and guests do not represent the FAA or NATCA and express their own views and opinions.

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RH and AG are two experienced air traffic controllers and pilots that host a weekly show answering listener questions, breaking down complex aviation topics, and relating their experiences to everyday occurrences in the national airspace system.

The hosts and guests do not represent the FAA or NATCA and express their own views and opinions.

    OB109: ADS-B, Part 2

    OB109: ADS-B, Part 2

    RH and AG dig a little deeper into the ADS-B equipment requirement, the informational displays, traffic avoidance, and pilot interpretation of the data. We will continue this for at least one more episode so it's not too late to add your feedback.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    OB108: ADS-B, What Do We See?

    OB108: ADS-B, What Do We See?

    AG and RH are going to answer a listener question about ADS-B and discuss how the recent changes are impacting us in the radar room. Please continue to ask for flight following, continue to visually scan for other aircraft, and as always, fly safely!

    • 1 hr 22 min
    OB107: Landing Will Be At Your Own Risk

    OB107: Landing Will Be At Your Own Risk

    Topic of the show: Why do controllers say “Landing/Takeoff will be at your own risk”? AG and RH break down this phraseology. We received some great stories of controllers taking the plane and lessons you wish you learned before they presented themselves in real life.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    OB106: Coordination Station, TERPS Chirps

    OB106: Coordination Station, TERPS Chirps

    Juliet Sierra asks about coordination. We talk about why we coordinate, what we coordinate, and how we do it. If you want to hear a mock radar session where we do some coordination, check out OB045: Sounds From The Radar Room. Great questions, JS. Thank you!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    OB105: Last Show of the Decade

    OB105: Last Show of the Decade

    All new content! AG and RH discuss training and how we determine when we have to step in as trainers. Also, more feedback and more of your awesome questions! Thank you for the great audio, PATRON Juliet Echo Charlie! Audio provided by a listener from LiveATC.net. Happy New Year!

    • 1 hr 22 min
    OB104: Two Balloons, A Rocket, And An Irishman

    OB104: Two Balloons, A Rocket, And An Irishman

    AG and RH would like to extend a Merry Christmas to our loyal Opposing Bases listeners.  In this episode, we are going to tackle a ton of timely feedback and get to some more great aviation questions. 

    • 1 hr 16 min

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