Interacting as a Pilot

Unit 1

Situation (ANAC Examiner):

 

 

 

You are on Absolute 123 and have just departed Sydney airport. You receive the following instruction from Sydney tower. Listen and readback. (a)

Interact 1a - Absolute Aviation English
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ATC (Recording):

 

 

"Absolute 123, Sydney tower, climb to 8,000ft, turn left to 290 degrees,

contact Sydney departures on 125.7” (b)

Interact 1b - Absolute Aviation English
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Expected readback:

Pilot:

“Sydney tower, Absolute 123, climb to 8000ft, left to 290, departures on 125.7” (c)

 

Situation (ANAC Examiner):

You are unable to retract the flaps fully. Report the situation to Sydney departures and request an immediate return for landing (d)

 

Interact 1c - Absolute Aviation English
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Interact 1d - Absolute Aviation English
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Expected call:

Pilot:  

“Sydney departures, Absolute 123, we are unable to retract our flaps. Request vectors for a return to Sydney airport”. (e)

ATC (Recording):

“Absolute 123, Sydney departures, I understand your gears did not retract. Turn left to 160, descend and maintain 6000. Contact Sydney approach on 124.7”. (f)

Interact 1f - Absolute Aviation English
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Interact 1e - Absolute Aviation English
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Interact 1e - Absolute Aviation English
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Interact 1f - Absolute Aviation English
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CONFIRM OR CLARIFY:

Expected call:

Pilot:

“Sydney departures, Absolute 123. Clarify, our flaps did not retract, not out gear. Left to 160, descend to 6000, Sydney approach on 124.7”.  (g)

Interact 1g - Absolute Aviation English
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