Say Again, Please: Guide to Radio Communications


Say Again, Please: Guide to Radio Communications Author Bob Gardner
ISBN-10 1619540894
ISBN-13 9781619540897
Year 2014-04-15
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Aviation Supplies and Academics, Inc.
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Talking on an aviation radio and understanding air traffic control instructions can be one of the most intimidating aspects of flight training Bob Gardner s Say Again Please teaches readers what to say what to expect to hear and how to interpret and react to clearances and instructions while detailing the airspace system and explaining how the ATC system works This new Fifth Edition has been expanded and updated throughout to reflect current FAA rules and operating procedures Chapters in the book cover communication etiquette and rules understanding radio equipment emergency situations and both VFR and IFR communications and clearances Also included a concise summary of the FAAs communication facilities and their functions airspace classifications and definitions and the FAAs recommended shorthand for copying clearances The communication requirements for entering departing and transiting each class of airspace is explained in detail by following along with the author on simulated flights A full color sectional excerpt in an attached fold out format is provided for the example flights so readers can review the map while reading the explanation for flying and talking in each area Readers will learn everything they need to communicate effectively in VFR IFR and emergency conditions The example foldout sectional chart is in full color and is also used for example flights discussed throughout the book Bob Gardner s conversational yet concise writing style in his approach to aviation communications will help increase your comfort level when using an aircraft radio The book features talk examples of typical radio transmissions that explain how the air traffic control system works as well as present simulated flights that clearly demonstrate correct communication procedures in each class of airspace This hands on book covers the following The ABCs of communicating Understanding radio equipment Communication etiquette and rules VFR IFR and emergency communication procedures Air traffic control facilities and their functions Review of airspace definitions Glossary of pilot controller communication terms and phrasesLet Say Again Please help you learn how to communicate in the air

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