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Quito Landing

Watch the video and then read the description below. Would you describe it the same way?

The plane is descending through low broken cloud. The high rises of Quito city in Ecuador can be seen below. There is a stadium to the right and there are either mountains or volcanoes in the distance. The airport seems to be in the middle of the city. The runway is very short with no room for an overshoot.

About Rachel

I started off my aviation English career in Hong Kong, where I worked as an English specialist with Cathay Pacific. I was responsible for designing and developing aviation English resources for ground crew, cabin crew and pilots. I also co-designed the CX language proficiency test for licensing purposes. In 2008 I moved to Jerez de La Frontera in Spain where I headed the aviation English department at Flight Training Europe. I developed foundation aviation English courses to prepare abinitio pilots for their ATPL courses. The ICAO English proficiency test which I designed was the first to be approved by the UKCAA. I am now in charge of content development at Practice ICAO English. We provide interactive and engaging E-learning aviation English courses, as well as many free lessons for our growing community of pilots and controllers.

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One comment

  1. Sarkhan Maharramov

    As its shown in the video,aircraft is desennding stage,and aircraft flying either over the city and mountains.I wanna note that ,at one moment aircraft flew so close to the mouintain,its so danger to be closer to the aircraft approached to teh ground,the aircraft was seen very faster.and when passenger took video,there was stadium in the city,and wing mechanism was operated,exactly spoylers,ailerons

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