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Radiotelephony is an essential part of Aviation English.  If you are a beginner in aviation, you can learn basic radiotelephony with our free course.  Read the articles and then try the exercises.

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Need some quick tips to help you improve your Aviation English? In this section of the website we have combined some quick tips to help you achieve success in an ICAO English test.

Flight Attendant Interview Questions

Technical Interview Questions

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In this section of Learning Zone we present some typical ICAO English Test Questions, and advice on how they should be answered.

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This category contains articles on particular Accidents and Incidents. The severity of the actual outcome is not the primary qualification for inclusion. Instead, each event has been included because the investigation findings were considered to be illustrative of safety issues which it would be especially useful to make more widely available. The information contained in each summary article on an individual accident or incident is derived from the published Official Investigation Reports. Content in this category comes from Skybrary, ICAO and wikipedia among other sources and is used with permission.

AGC = Air Ground Communications (including Call Sign Confusion), AI = Airspace Infringement, AW = Airworthiness, BS = Bird Strike, CFIT = Controlled Flight into Terrain, FIRE = Fire (includes post crash fore and non fire source fumes), GND = Ground Operations, HF = Human Factors, LB = Level Bust, LOC= Loss of Control, LOS = Loss of Separation, RE = Runway Excursion, RI = Runway Incursion, WAKE = Wake Turbulence, WX = Weather.

This section of Learning Zone is dedicated to free resources to help learners prepare for Basic Aeronautical Knowledge exams.  The material is adapted from the widely available FAA Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge.

The trick is to find some kind of systematic approach and concentrate on the important material. The material is divided into 5 broad categories:

1) aircraft - aircraft components, systems and principles of flight
2) airmanship - aircraft performance and human performance
3) meteorology - general principles of weather formation
4) navigation - navigation methods, pilotage, dead reckoning and aircraft navigation systems
5) air law and regulations

On each of these pages you will find a short overview of the area and links into more detailed discussion of the topics that are part of the areas. At the end of the knowledge area pages you will find a link to the appropriate question banks. 

In this section of Learning Zone we focus on grammar, or structure in Aviation English. 

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In this section of Learning Zone we focus on pronunciation in Aviation English. Pronunciation is a fundamental part of language learning and "must be given priority"

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Aviation English Asia has been offering part time and full time courses in Hong Kong since 2009.

All courses are available in Hong Kong. Check the schedule above for details.


Aviation English Asia has been offering part time courses in Vietnam since 2014.

All courses are available in Vietnam - typically every 8 weeks, or by special arrangement.


ICAO Aviation English, English for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, Technicians and Mechanics, and English for Flight Attendants are available in Taipei, Tainan and Kaosiung.


Aviation English Asia has been offering part time and full time courses in Cambodia since July 2018

All courses are available in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Check the schedule for details.


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