Aviation English Proficiency

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 – Acey 700

What’s up everyone! Did you miss radiocom challenges? Here is one!

Listen to the track and answer the questions FIRST! Then consult the transcript (in case you need it at all).

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Radio Communications – Delta 140

Hey you avaition English fans! Let’s see if you can spot this one! 

A nice piece from the past with a pilot and a controller having different opinions on what’s going on.

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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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March Update

Hey, everyone!

We all have been grounded lately and bound to stay at home. On the bright side though (I’m sure one can always find positive aspects no matter how hard the situation is), there is more time for personal development.

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Курс SELCAL Test Unveiled

Ставший уже привычным для России формат теста на знание авиационного английского – SELCAL – по-прежнему вызывает много эмоций, как у людей, впервые приходящих в отрасль, так и действующих пилотов. И тренажер, гуляющий по сети, а у самых предприимчивых еще и «за дорого», оказывается, не дает всех ответов – уж очень экзотические маршруты попадаются (Пекин, Сеул, Паттайя), а качество записей такое, что даже на американских или британских маршрутах расслышать ничего нельзя.

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