Practice Paper #32 – Shelter-In-Place Special Edition n°2

 

Eliot is doing his upmost to keep you on your toes during the lockdown enforcement.

The second opus of the practice papers special edition focuses on phraseology and listening comprehension.

 

 

 

1 – Friday, April 10th

From Blériot to CPDLC, follow the evolution of pilot-controller communication in aviation:

A brief story of Airspeak

A quick remark about the second footnote: as mentioned in previous practice papers dealing with phraseology, there is only one publication left on the SIA site in reference to phraseology: the Manuel de formation à la phraséologie. The instructions formely found in the Procédures de radiotéléphonie are now available in section 14 – « voice communication procedures » – of the Standardised European Rules of the Air.

 

2 – Saturday, April 11th

Review last week’s lesson with this listening comprehension exercise:

A few key messages and useful words

 

 

3 – Sunday, April 12th

From L’Anglais pour voler, study these two double-pages revolving around radio operations:

Phraseology – Radio

ATS – Radio

And practice with a crossword.

 

4 – Monday, April 13th

ATIS, again …

 

 

5 – Tuesday, April 14th

Numbers, again

 

 

6 – Wednesday, April 15th

What happens when radio communications go wrong:

NWA 188 becomes NORDO

 

 

 

7 – Thursday, April 16th

Today is the end of the second week of intensive English training. Check your progress with another FCL.055 listening comprehension test:

FCL.055 VFR exam

 

Practice 1

Practice 2

 

 

3 – crossword

ACROSS: 2 – switch off, 4 – relay, 6 – select, 7 – antenna, 9 – spell out, 11 – transmit, 14 – receive, 18 – squelch, 20 – radio set, 21 – mike, 22 – fade, 23 – stuck mike DOWN: 1 – fluctuate, 3 – contact, 5 – failure, 8 – ANR, 10 – unreadable, 12 – frequency, 13 – push to talk, 15 – monitor, 16 – distorted, 17 – jammed, 19 – headset

4 – solution

5 solution

7 – solution