Listen to this brave pilot’s story and answer the questions that follow to practice your listening comprehension skills. The pilot, Capt. Brian Bews was able to safely eject before the CF-18 Hornet exploded on impact. He was set to perform at the Alberta International Air Show this weekend, when the crash occurred at Lethbridge County Airport. Capt. Holly Brown, a spokeswoman for 1 Canadian Air Division, said Bews is a demonstration pilot for that specific aircraft, noting his vast experience. …
Watch this video. Why would take off and landing at this airport be difficult? Write your answer below. [sws_divider_line] [youtube TkYZzOYvuhc 640 360] [sws_divider_line] Please, follow the link below to read more information about Jesenwang Airport http://airportguide.com/airport/Germany/Jesenwang-EDMJ/
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Learn the 2nd reason for miscommunication between pilots and controllers.
In this very short aviation English vocabulary presentation you will learn the meaning of “run out of” and see it used in 4 example sentences. The audio can be heard too.
You will learn the vocabulary needed to talk about the only airport in the world where scheduled planes land on the beach. At high tide, the runways are under water. You will also listen to a pilot describing his experience of flying into this airport and landing on the beach. LANDING ON THE BEACH More PowerPoint presentations from Rachel Shieff
This airport is considered to be the most dangerous in the world. Watch the video, and then using the words below, write why you think it is the most dangerous. A sample answer is below the video.
In this presentation you will read a simple aviation English explanation about situational awareness and how runway incursions happen. You will also watch a video of a real incursion, courtesy of aviation media incorporated. Please leave your comments below so that I can find out if you would like more aviation English lessons like this.
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.