Рубрика: Авиационный английский

Авиационный английский для подготовки специалистов

English Language Proficiency Evaluation Test

Данный тест включает в себя три части, на каждую часть выделено определенное количество времени: Часть 1. Интервью «Вы и Ваша работа» — 5- 7 минут Часть 2. Прослушивание записей и говорение — 15 — 18 минут...

KAMIKAZE

Kamikaze is a notorious nickname of suicide pilots. This term (literally: «Divine wind») takes origin in the XIIIth Century and was used to describe major typhoons which helped the Japanese in splitting Mongolian fleet....

DITCHING

DITCHING Ditching is a special term for a water landing of an aircraft. This is a normal landing for amphibious aircraft, while others perform ditching only in critical situations, most of which are connected...

TCAS

TCAS — Traffic (alert and) collision avoidance system — is an airborne system, created to reduce possibility of mid-air collisions and near-misses. Aviation authorities became concerned about designing TCAS since late 1950-s. As aviation...

FUEL PROBLEMS

 Situations, connected with aviation fuel can be extremely dangerous during the flight. 1. Fuel contamination. Aviation fuel undergoes several tests before being put into an aircraft. Still it always contains little particles of water...

MID-AIR COLLISIONS

MID-AIR COLLISIONS Mid-air collision — is a special term for an accident involving two aircraft during the flight. It is the worst case of safe separation loss. Most of mid-air collisions are caused by...

NEAR MISS

NEAR MISS Near miss is a special aviation term, describing loss of safe longitudinal, vertical, lateral or time separation between aircraft during the flight. In worst cases near miss can develop into mid-air collision....

CFIT

Controlled flight into terrain (CFIT) describes an accident in which an airworthy aircraft, under pilot control, is unintentionally flown into the ground, a mountain, water, or an obstacle. The term was coined by Boeing in the...

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