1 Which incident cost the most money? ___________________
2 Which incidents were caused by gulls? ___________________
3 Which incidents were caused by geese? ___________________
4 Which incidents were caused by blackbirds? ___________________
5 Which incidents mention flame and / or smoke? ___________________
6 Which incidents mention damage to fan blades? ___________________
TEXT 12 (1.44 – Track 12) DITCHINGS
Listen to an instructor talking to cadets about ditching at sea.
1 Which of these topics does the instructor NOT refer to?
search and rescue
Complete the table.
TEXT 13 (1.47 – Track 13) ANIMALS
Listen to a pilot describing a flight to a colleague. Answer the questions.
1 What hazardous material was loaded on the aircraft?
2 How long was the delay before departure?
3 What animal was loaded on the aircraft?
4 What was the weight of the aircraft on landing in Brisbane?
5 Why does the pilot think the situation happened?
6 What does the pilot think flight crew should have in future?
TEXT 14 (2.02 – Track 14) WIND AND TURBULENCE
Listen to a session for controllers on separation and wake turbulence.
1According to the recording, who is responsible for anticipating wake turbulence?
Fill in the spaces.
ATCs may separate departing aircraft by visual means after considering aircraft performance, wake turbulence, (1) ___________________ , routes of flight and known (2) __________________________ . The ATC must have both aircraft (3) ___________________ and must be in (4) _______________________ with at least one of them. The flight crew of the (5) ___________________ aircraft must be able to see the (6) _______________ aircraft. In (7) _______________ airspace which has ATC radar coverage, the controller must inform the pilot of (8) ___________________ aircraft and VFR traffic.
TEXT 15 (2.05 – Track 15) ICING
Listen to a type rating instructor talking about an icing event.
Put the events in the correct order.
a The pilot contacted ATC.
b The pilot stated he would fly until conditions improved.
c The aircraft rapidly began losing airspeed.
d Ice began building up on the wing.
e The pilot made an emergency descent.
2 What do these numbers mean?
TEXT 16 (2.08 – Track 16) STORMS
Listen to a radio interview with an experienced pilot talking about flying in stormy weather.
1 Tick (ü) the things she mentions.
the experience of flying through a storm
on-board weather detection equipment
damage to aircraft
Answer the questions.
1 When is flying through storms especially frightening?