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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 Часть 3. Обсуждение фотографии и беседа по авиационной тематике — 7 -10 минут Источник: http://aeronav.ru

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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. In modern history the term «Kamikaze» was used as a notorious nickname of suicide Japanese pilots who attacked Allied naval vessels […]

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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 either with fuel, or with engines or landing gear problems. Majority of modern jet aircraft models have engines-under-the-wing-scheme, which makes belly-landings […]

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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 transport grew in size, volume and speed, mid-air collisions became a serious threat, which started to kill people and it needed […]

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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 and some special chemicals to prevent it from freezing. During the wintertime possibility of fuel thickening gets much higher. 17.01.2008 British […]

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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 ATC-related reasons. During the soviet period about 10 mid-air collisions took place. The most significant cases are shown below. 09.09.1976 Antonov-24 […]

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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. Most common reasons for a near miss usually are divided into 3 groups:   — sudden inability of an aircraft to […]

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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 late 1970s.The pilots are generally unaware of the danger until it is too late. Accidents where an aircraft is damaged and […]

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