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Radio Communications Phraseology Techniques - FAA AIM

Radio Communications Phraseology Techniques - FAA AIM

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Extract from Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM) Chapter 4
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Radio Communications
Genera
 
a.
Radio communications are a critical part of aviation. The link can be a strongbond between pilot and controller or it can be broken with surprising speed anddisastrous results.
b.
The single, most important thought in pilot
controller communications isunderstanding.
c.
It is essential, therefore, that pilots acknowledge each radio communication with ATC by using the appropriate aircraft call sign.
d.
Pilots are to maintain vigilance in monitoring air traffic control radiocommunications frequencies for potential traffic conflicts with their aircraft especiallywhen operating on an active runway and/or when conducting a final approach tolanding.
 
e.
The task of ensuring safe operations of commercial and private aircraft falls onair traffic controllers. They must coordinate the movements of thousands of aircraft,keep them at safe distances from each other, direct them during takeoff and landingfrom airports, direct them around bad weather and ensure that traffic flows smoothlywith minimal delays.
Contact ProcedureInitial Contact
 
1.
The terms
initial contact 
or 
initial callup
means the first radio call you make to agiven facility. Use the following format:
 
(a)
Name of the facility being called;
 
(b)
Your 
full 
aircraft identification;
 
(c)
When operating on an airport surface, state your position.
 
(d)
The type of message to follow or your request if it is short; and
 
(e)
The word “Over” if required.
EXAMPLE- 
1.
“Lahore Tower, Cessna Alpha Uniform Charlie” 
2.
“Karachi Ground, Airblue 406, gate 23, IFR Lahore” 
 
Phonetic Alphabet
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) phonetic alphabet is used by ATC personnel. Pilots should use the phonetic alphabet when identifying their aircraft during initial contact with air traffic control facilities.
Phonetic Alphabet Code
CharacterTelephonyPhonic(Pronunciation)
 AAlfa(AL-FAH)BBravo(BRAH-VOH)CCharlie(CHAR-LEE) o(SHAR-LEE)DDelta(DELL-TAH)EEcho(ECK-OH)FFoxtrot(FOKS-TROT)GGolf(GOLF)HHotel(HOH-TEL)IIndia(IN-DEE-AH)JJuliett(JEW-LEE-ETT)KKilo(KEY-LOH)LLima(LEE-MAH)MMike(MIKE)NNovember(NO-VEM-BER)OOscar(OSS-CAH)PPapa(PAH-PAH)QQuebec(KEH-BECK)RRomeo(ROW-ME-OH)SSierra(SEE-AIR-RAH)TTango(TANG-GO)UUniform(YOU-NEE-FORM) o(OO-NEE-FORM)VVictor(VIK-TAH)WWhiskey(WISS-KEY)XXray(ECKS-RAY)YYankee(YANG-KEY)ZZulu(ZOO-LOO)1One(WUN)2Two(TOO)3Three(TREE)4Four(FOW-ER)5Five(FIFE)6Six(SIX)7Seven(SEV-EN)8Eight(AIT)9Nine(NIN-ER)0Zero(ZEE-RO)

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