hydraulic issues

Radio Communications – Hydraulic Issues

Hydraulic system failures or hydraulic leaks are quite common, would you agree? And despite redundancy of modern commercial aircraft, those kind of scenarios may cause serious trouble to the crew. Let’s take a look at several lost-hydraulics situations, practice listening comprehesion and, as always, check our progress by completing quiz questions.

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Radio Communications – AAL 622

Hey, guys! I often hear some of colleagues having a hard time explaining even simple things over the radio. That’s of course partially due to the fact that all those abnormal-related conversations come up unexpectedly and catch us off guard.

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Ultimate Radiocom Quiz – Check and Upgrade Your Listening Skills

Hey guys! I’m delighted to announce that the Ultimate Radiocom Quiz is now available for FluentPilot subscribers – a powerful tool to check and upgrade your listening comprehension skills!

I personally consider RT communication in English to be one of the most demanding skills out there and I bet many of my colleagues would back me up here.

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Radio Communications – UAL 816

What’s everyone!

Supposedly, you are having a gear problem (say, not sure whether it’s down and locked), what would your actions be and what would you request from ATC? The following piece suggests an example of a similar situation.

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Radio Communications – Mexicana 003

Hey! One more piece for you containing a non-routine type of communications. Would you choose to take off if you were advised of a problem like that? Comment below!

Do a mini-quiz afterwards and check the transcript if you need.

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Radio Communications – Alaska 340

Hello guys, here is a short radio-com audio to refresh our listening comprehension skills. This time it’s Alaska 340 approaching KSNA (supposedly). Take a listen, check the transcript if needed (there are a few parts which cannot be decyphered due to audio quality but they are not essential for understanding), do the quiz questions below.

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April Update

What’s up everyone! Have you been upgrading your aviation English skills this month?

Here comes a traditional monthly update on what’s new here at Fluentpilot.

So, in April:

  • 3 new videos were uploaded to our YouTube Channel, check them out if you haven’t
  • 64 out of 100 questions done on the SELCAL list – subscribe – will continue this work to facilitate your aviation exam preparation process; read more on how to arrange a self-prep processes for your SELCAL exam just being subscribed for FluentPilot
  • US Airports added to ATIS lesson of the Radio Communication Practice Course

Okay guys, more videos are to come in the near future.

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