Course detail

Communication and Aerial Phraseology

FSI-DLFAcad. year: 2018/2019

Standard air phraseology used in aircraft, air communication regulations, based on the regulations of the ICAO standards.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will learn to use air phraseology.

Prerequisites

No special requirements.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

L-Frazeologie
Henry Emery, Andy Roberts : Aviation English for ICAO compliance
Vladimír Horák, Denisa Foottit : Letecká angličtina
Milan Kameník : Učební text pro teoretickou přípravu dopravních pilotů ATPL(A), část Spojení
L-8400 Zkratky a kódy
L-10/II Předpis o civilní letecké radiotelekomunikační službě, svazek II (Spojovací postupy)
Henry Emery, Andy Roberts : Aviation English

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course is taught through lectures explaining the basic principles and theory of the discipline. Exercises are focused on practical topics presented in lectures.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

The exam is of written (essential) and oral form.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The goal is to familiarize students with theoretical requirements and learn how to use standard air phraseology for VFR flights level with extension of IFR flights.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The attendance at lectures and exercises is compulsory (80% at the minimum), and it is checked and recorded. The absence (in justifiable cases) can be compensated by personal consultation with the lecturer and elaboration of individually assigned topics and exercises. Individual tasks must be finished and handed in within the course-unit credit week at the latest.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B3S-P Bachelor's

    branch B-PRP , 3. year of study, winter semester, 3 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Definitions. Air Traffic Control abbreviations.
2. Q-code groups commonly used in R/T air ground communications. Categories of messages.
3. Transmission of letters. Transmission of numbers. Transmission of time. Transmission technique.
4. Standard words and phrases (relevant R/T). Radiotelephony call sign for aeronautical (ground) stations including use of abbreviated call signs. Radiotelephony call sign for aircraft including use of abbreviated call signs.
5. Transfer of communication. Test procedures including readability scale. Read back and acknowledgement requirements.
6. Radar procedural phraseology I.
7. Radar procedural phraseology II.
8. Radar procedural phraseology III.
9. SELCAL, TCAS, ACARS phraseology and procedures.
10. Relevant weather information terms.
11. Action to be taken in case of communication failure.
12. Distress and urgency procedures.
13. General principles of VHF propagation and allocation of frequencies.

Exercise

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

1. Definitions. Air Traffic Control abbreviations.
2. Q-code groups commonly used in R/T air ground communications. Categories of messages.
3. Transmission of letters. Transmission of numbers. Transmission of time. Transmission technique.
4. Standard words and phrases (relevant R/T). Radiotelephony call sign for aeronautical (ground) stations including use of abbreviated call signs. Radiotelephony call sign for aircraft including use of abbreviated call signs.
5. Transfer of communication. Test procedures including readability scale. Read back and acknowledgement requirements.
6. Radar procedural phraseology I.
7. Radar procedural phraseology II.
8. Radar procedural phraseology III.
9. SELCAL, TCAS, ACARS phraseology and procedures.
10. Relevant weather information terms.
11. Action to be taken in case of communication failure.
12. Distress and urgency procedures.
13. General principles of VHF propagation and allocation of frequencies.