English Proficiency Test for Aviation

Set 40- Pilot

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flying or navigating? Explain your answer.PART 1. TAPE-MEDIATED Task 1. Please state your name and birth date. Introduction Directions: You will be asked about yourself. What is the difference between actual flight training and simulator training? 3. (20”) 2. (35”) (35”) 3 . (Audio Only) 1. Which is harder. Please answer in complete sentences.

C. Now read Message D. Thai 858 (20') 4 .Task 2. ready to taxi to holding position of runway 06L. Begin speaking after the prompt. Now read Message E. taxi to runway 27R. heading 350. Shanghai Ground. (20’) Stop. IFR. B. Bonanza 5538 (20”) Stop. Southstar 370 from Humphrey. estimating POLO 20. depending on the time allotted. request departure sequence. at 7. D. hold short of H1. A. Roger. request to join left downwind on runway 02L. Roger. 30 miles north of Brentshire. after the Fokker 50. request heading of 330 for weather avoidance. HUMP 37 with Information H (20”) Stop. China Air 880 at S-3 with Kilo. KLM 890. Now read Message B. You have 20 to 40 seconds to read each message. Read-back Radiotelephony Messages Directions: Read each message loudly and clearly. (20’) Stop. E. 15 DME and we have the field canceling IFR. Now read Message A. Now read Message C. FL 125.000 ft cleared to make a left turn. QNH 1021.

Task 3. Now. (20”) 1. describe the picture in as much detail as possible. Stating Own Idea about a Situation Directions: Look at the picture below and answer the questions about it. Now. answer the question. How do you think this situation occurred? Now. (60”) 2. You have 20 seconds to study the picture. and 60 seconds to answer each question. (60”) 5 . study the picture.

taxi via Lima to holding point runway 5R. (20”) Now. OK. (30”) 2. hold short of runway 36. 847 Negative. Thai 847 request taxi 847. turn right at Romeo and taxi on Lima in the opposite direction Sorry about that. a DC 10 is taking off Roger 847. 847 Read-back correct Pilot: Control: Moments later. confirm you’re holding short of runway 36 Affirmative. You will be asked 2 questions about it. Control: 847. 847 holding short of runway 36 Pilot: Control: Pilot: Control: Pilot: Control: Pilot: 1. QNH 1012.” Why did the controller still want the pilot to confirm? Now think about your answer. Answering Questions about a Conversation Directions: Listen to the following conversation between a pilot and an air traffic controller. Now. listen. turn right at Juliet. QNH 1012 Via Lima to holding point runway 05R. that’s correct Control. Do you think the pilot is familiar with the airport layout? Why or why not? Now think about your answer. answer the question in as much detail as possible. For each question. answer the question in as much detail as possible. (Audio Only) Pilot: Control: Cleveland Ground. permission to cross runway 36. you have 20 seconds to prepare your answer and 30 seconds to respond. (20”) Now.Task 4. wind 310 degrees 5 knots. 847 847. The pilot acknowledged the hold instruction of the controller with the word “roger. we’re now turning right at Juliet then right again at Romeo then take Lima in the opposite direction. (30”) 6 . You may take notes while listening to the conversation. you’ve taken the wrong direction.

Begin the story with: “Yesterday. (90”) 7 . based on the pictures.” Now. tell the story. Creating a Story from Illustrations Directions: The illustrations below show a story. You have 20 seconds to prepare your story and 1 ½ minutes to tell the story. (20”) 1 2 3 4 5 Now. You will tell the story in your own words.Task 5. study the pictures. Northstar 319 was on approach during bad weather.

you have 45 seconds to clarify your response.Task 6. Afterward. Imagine that you are the pilot of Northwind 227 and are now preparing for takeoff. listen. report airborne Pilot: ____________________________________________________ (15”) ATC: Northwind 227. then rephrase and clarify your response. what’s the problem? Pilot: ____________________________________________________ (45”) 8 . Visibility is poor but you are able to see what looks like the landing light of an aircraft on the runway moving in your direction. the tower controller calls you on the radio: (Audio Only) ATC: Northwind 227. you will need to respond to a communication. No time will be given to prepare your response. You have 15 seconds to respond to the first communication. Now. In the second communication. say again. cleared for takeoff. Then. Responding to a Communication Problem Directions: Listen to the following situation.

(60”) 2. (60”) 9 . 1. a passenger aircraft. then explain how you would resolve the situation. Now listen to the situation. Now. then you will have 60 seconds to answer each question. think about your answer.Task 7. provide a sample of your radio message to the air traffic controller. The controller informs you that they received an unconfirmed report that you may have a bomb on board. You will also need to provide a sample of your radio message. (30”) Now. You will have 30 seconds to think about only the first question. (Audio Only) You are the pilot of Bluejay 597. Responding to an Emergency Directions: Listen to the following situation. What would you do in this situation? Now. answer the question in as much detail as possible. You are now climbing to your cruise altitude when Milan Control calls you over the radio.

Suddenly. The flight attendant also informs you that she is starting to feel dizzy. Now. (30”) Now. You have 30 seconds to prepare your answer. and explain how you would resolve the situation. Handling a System Malfunction Directions: Listen to the following situation. answer the question in as much detail as possible. How would you handle this problem? Now. think about your answer. a flight attendant calls you on the interphone and reports that they heard a loud noise and that the passenger’s cabin is now filled with fog and debris. and 1 ½ minutes to respond. (90”) 10 .Task 8. listen. You are cruising at 37.000 feet en route to your destination.

(90”) 11 . (30”) Now. explain your opinion in as much detail as possible. Expressing an Opinion 1 Directions: Listen to the following question. in which a pilot is permitted to have more than one type-rating.Task 9. Some airlines are implementing cross-crew qualification (CCQ). You have 30 seconds to prepare your answer and 1 ½ minutes to respond. think about your answer. Do you think this policy compromises safety? Now. Now. allowing the pilot to fly more than one type of airplane. listen.

listen. Expressing an Opinion 2 Directions: Listen to the following question. the captain of an aircraft was informed that a passenger wanted to enter the cockpit to observe how commercial flights were conducted. (90”) 12 . explain your opinion in as much detail as possible. The passenger claims to be a student pilot. Now. You have 30 seconds to prepare your answer and 1 ½ minutes to respond. think about your answer. (Audio Only) During a flight. The captain.Task 10. did the captain make the right decision? Why or why not? Now. denied the request. (30”) Now. however. In your opinion.

INTERVIEW Task 1. What do you usually do to avoid flight delays? Interviewer: Task 3. Giving Information about Habitual Activities Some delays are avoidable. I will be your interviewer today. Providing a Solution to an Abnormal Situation What would you do if an air traffic controller instructs you to execute a maneuver that is beyond the capability of your aircraft? Interviewer: Task 5. My name is ___________. Providing Job-Related Information Interviewer: Can the autopilot do everything that the pilot does during a flight? Task 4. How are you today? So. What do you do? Interviewer: Interviewer: Interviewer: Task 2. What is your name? It’s nice to meet you ______________________. tell me a little about yourself. Introduction and Casual Conversation Good morning. Sharing an Opinion Regulations and company policy require pilots to make a 360 degree inspection around the aircraft. Do you think it would be better if mechanics make this walk-around inspection? Interviewer: 13 .PART 2.

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