Go to www.pilotworkshop.com first to listen, then read an article on gear-up landings, and answer these questions.
1 – according to Tom, what is the main reason leading to a gear-up landing?
2 – what is Tom’s advice if you realize that your landing gear is still up when you are within 500 feet of the ground?
3 – why?
4 – scroll down the page to the « comments » section. Buck Rogers, Uniangulo and Mark Logan have a common technique to avoid the gear-up landing trap. What is it?
5 – what is the GUMPS check?
5 – general English corner
It’s cold season. There’s a cold virus going around and some of the people you know may already have one.
What are the symptoms of the common cold?
Then read this common cold fact file and answer these questions:
1 – What should you eat if you want to avoid getting one too?
a – plenty of oranges and other fruit that is rich in vitamin C
c – food like carrots, spinach, eggs and liver that is rich in vitamin A
2 – If someone with a cold sneezes on a bus, everyone on the bus is exposed to the cold virus. What can you do to avoid a cold?
a – wash your hands regularly
b – relax – take things easy
c – have regular saunas
3 – It’s too late now for preventative action. You’ve got a cold and you feel dreadful. Which cold remedy, among others, actually works?
a – hot, spicy Indian or Mexican food
b – a glass of milk
c – a cheeseburger with large fries
4 – You’re probably miserable and feeling a little sorry for yourself. What should you do to get over your cold and start to feel better?
a – use a cloth handkerchief to blow your nose
b – put your head over a bowl of hot water and inhale the steam
c – go to bed and get some more sleep