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Runway Incursions

In this Aviation English lesson presentation you will learn some vocabulary associated with the topic. You will also practice your listening comprehension of a Captains’s statement regarding a runway incursion at Chicago O’hare Airport. The short grammar focus is on the Present Perfect tense, and you will practice using this

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Hole torn in plane fuselage

In this story we see the newest case of metal fatigue leading to an emergency landing for South West Airlines. It was a terrifying experience for all onboard, but as you see in this video, the pilots knew exactly what to do and managed to land the plane safely. practiceICAOenglish.com

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Alitalia Emergency Landing in Boston

If you are working hard on maintaining your aviation English level, some of the best practice for you will be to listen to authentic radio telephony communication of abnormal situations. Go to liveatc.net and listen to ‘interesting recordings’. New posts appear daily and links to news reports and related info will

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Runway Incursion, Providence Rhode Island

Operational and Human Factors Involved in the Providence Rhode Island Runway Incursions Knowledge of plain English and standard phraseology does help prevent runway incursions, but below you can read about some other factors contributing to incursions that affect all nationalities of pilots, including native English speakers. Communication Runway incursions are

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Aviation Security Situations

You are going to learn vocabulary on the topic of security, things you’ll find in and around the airport. You will also practice pronunciation of the new words in their plural form. IMPORTANT When you come to the first video exercise please click on this link to watch the video

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ATC – Taking the children to work

Here is an aviation English video lesson. You will learn the job responsibilities of an air traffic controller; listen to what happened when an air traffic controller took his children to work; and you’ll also practice your listening comprehension skills when you answer questions about the report about the incident.

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Air China 981 “Who was to blame?”

You may have heard of the miscommunication incident that occured between a JFK controller and Air China 981 back in 2006. The plane was taxiing to the gate and could not understand the instructions given to him. When you read the Youtube comments about the incident it is clear that

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Aviation Security

This is part1 of an Aviation English lesson on the topic of Security. The language studied in this lesson will be helpful to you if you are preparing for your ICAO English proficiency test. Take your time going through the video lesson and then try to put some of the vocabulary to

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