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Inglês para Comissários

  ENTREVISTAS Grammar    Listening Exercises Grammar point: present continuous tense The story of the flight attendant Flight Attendant Interviews Parts inside the Aircraft The Romance of Aviation Stress Management for Flight Attendants Religions and Cultural Sensitivity Countries and culture Air Rage – Causes and Prevention  Jet lag – Cause …

Grammar

  Grammar video 1: Verb 'to be'    Grammar video 2: Simple present    Grammar video 3 : Present Continuous Grammar video 4 : Present Simple vs Present Continuous   Grammar video 5 : Past Simple    Grammar video 6 : Past Continuous   Grammar video 7 : The difference …

Preparação para entrevistas

Detailed guide for Interviews     Flight Attendant On Board Situations – 1     Flight Attendant On Board Situations – 2     Flight Attendant On Board Situations – 3  

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COWL FLAPS AND ENGINE COOLING

August 1, 2014 Blog, Pilot_Articles No Comments
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PURPOSE OF THIS MANUAL

The purpose of this manual is to advise simulator pilots of some of the ways cowl flaps and other devices are used to cool piston-powered aircraft engines.

DEFINITIONS

First off the cowl, or cowling, is the sheet metal that surrounds the engine of an aircraft. Cowl flaps are "doors" that are adjusted to control the cooling air that flows through the cowling.

INTERNAL ENGINE COOLING

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Pilot Video 4 -with questions and answers

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On 22 November 2003, shortly after takeoff from Baghdad, Iraq, an Airbus A300 cargo plane owned by European Air Transport ("DHL") was struck on the left wing tip by a surface-to-air missile. Severe wing damage resulted in a fire and complete loss of hydraulic flight control systems. Because outboard left wing fuel tank 1A was full at takeoff, there was no fuel-air vapour explosion. Liquid jet fuel dropped away as 1A disintegrated. Inboard fuel tank 1 was pierced and leaking.Watch the video and then answer the questions below.

Questions :

1. What did the terrorist do before the attack?
2. What was the make of the airplane?
3. What was it carrying?
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Flight Attendant: Career Information

July 29, 2014 Blog, FA_Articles No Comments
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Job Description – Flight Attendant:

Flight attendants' primary responsibility is to make sure safety regulations on airplanes are followed. They also do what they can to make sure passengers are comfortable during their flights.

Educational Requirements – Flight Attendant:

While a high school diploma is the minimum requirement for those who want to work as flight attendants, many employers prefer to hire job candidates who have a college degree. Candidates who have taken flight attendant training courses have the best chance of getting hired. In addition to previous training, all newly hired flight attendants receive three to eight weeks of formal training from their employers.

 

Other Requirements – Flight Attendant:

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Pilot Video 1 – with Questions and Answers

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Video – Check the given video and answer the following questions:

 

Questions:

1. Name all the systems that acceleration can affect

2. Define speed (in your own words).

3. Define velocity (in your own words).

 

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Inglês para Comissários de Bordo

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Flight Attendants can use this site to study, improve and maintain their  level of Aviation English.

With this site you can read about the vocabulary that is specific to your area, listen to the pronunciation, and practice what you have learnt with a mini quiz at the end of the lesson.

Contact us to know more about practicing Aviation English for Flight Attendants for specific situations.

Topics for English for Flight Attendants

The Romance of Aviation

Parts Inside the Aircraft

The Story of a Flight Attendant

Parts of the Aircraft

Stress Management

Air Rage – Causes and Prevention

Jet Lag

Countries and Cultures

Flight Attendant Interviews

Packing

Cabin Crew Procedures

Religion and Cultural Sensitivities

Health Problems on Board

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AIRLINE_FEES

July 23, 2014 BE_Post, Blog No Comments
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1. Read the passage about the recent changes in airline fees and find the most appropriate definitions for the words in bold:

1.   scrutiny: a. testing, b. criticism, c. close examination

2.   unbundled services: a. new services, b. unsupervised services, c. services charged separately

3.   frenzy: a. wild excitement, b. mental agitation, c. mania

4.   transparent: a. see-through, b. obvious, c. fair

5.   proliferation: a. rapid growth, b. development, c. implementation

 

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Preparação para Entrevistas

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English for Aviation Business Executives

Aviation Business Executives are communicating more frequently in English. Negotiations are common with foreigners, mergers and alliances occuring frequently.

Use this site to study, improve and maintain your level of Business English, specifically for the Aviation Business Professional.

With this site you can practice your reading, listening, grammar and speaking skills.

Contact us to know more about our courses.

Aviation Business English Topics found on this Aviation English Blog Tutorial site:

Green Airlines (Environmentally Friendlyt Airlines)

Interesting Airline Brands

Airline Customer Service

Low cost v Conventional Airlines

Airlines Alliances

Competition

*To study more Aviation Business English please contact us. Skype: inglesaviacao

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New APP: Aviation English Proficiency Test Simulation

July 16, 2014 Blog No Comments
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Global Aviation English has released a new app for Apple and Android. 

This App allows pilots to practice simulations of the Aviation English Test.

This app let's you read and listen to questions AND example answers. You can also record you voice and playback your answers.

Download this app at the appstore:   https://itunes.apple.com/br/app/aviation-english-tests/id558819742?mt=8

 

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Can Brazilian Aviators speak English?

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Can Brazilian Aviators speak English?

Do you believe that the level of English in Brazilian aviation is good enough? Is it ok because it’s better than China’s?

In this video we can hear the crew from British Airways having great difficulty to understand the controller at Galeão Tom Jobim International Airport.

News Report 1

In this video we see a report from Globo News about Brazilian pilots needing to redo their English proficiency test. They comment how bad the level of English is in Brazil.

News report 2

 

Do you believe this is all just media sensationalism? Or are these valid points? How can we improve the level of English is Brazilian Aviation?

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Flight Attendants

July 14, 2014 Blog, Pilot_Posts No Comments
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Flight Attendants

Flight attendants in recent popular culture

 

Aim

·         Practice English skills in an aviation context

·         Read through a Hollywood script with a video

·         Have fun!

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Welcome to Global Aviation English’s Blog. Here we will release up to date information about what is happening in the world of Aviation English. We will also share some of our videos, mini lessons, videos and tips for tests and interviews. We have FREE online courses for Pilots, Flight Attendants, Mechanics, …

Cabin crew procedures

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Cabin crew procedures Aim Practice English skills in an aviation context Revise some typical procedures and test yourself on knowledge you not only need to know but may be tested on during interviews Have fun! The list of cabin crew procedures can be …

Santos Dumont, Pioneer Aviator

Santos Dumont

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Alberto Santos Dumont, Pioneer Aviator   Santos Dumont, born in 1873, grew up in a coffee plantation owned by his family but spent most of his adult life in Paris. He was so fascinated by machinery that even as a child he learned …

Airline vs. Executive Aviation

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  TOPIC: Airline vs. executive aviation Listen to the audio GOAL: To compare airline flying versus working in executive aviation Level: Easy Exercise #1: Read about the differences between airline flying and executive aviation and then proceed to Exercise #2 The physical aspects of flying an airplane are fairly similar in …

Crew Resource Management (CRM)

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  [Audio clip: view full post to listen]TOPIC: Crew Resource Management (CRM) Exercise #1: Read about CRM and then proceed to Exercise #2 Crew Resource Management (CRM) training originated from a NASA workshop in 1979 that focused on improving air safety. The NASA research presented at this meeting found that …

Parts of an Aircraft

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[Audio clip: view full post to listen] 1. Read about the various major parts of an airplane, then proceed to Step 2 Although there are many aircraft designs flying today, most of them share a common assembly of major parts that all pilots should be thoroughly aware of. Ever since …