on an aviation radio and understanding air traffic control (ATC) Say
instructions can be one of the most intimidating aspects of flight
training. In Say Again, Please Bob Gardner explains how the ATC system
works and teaches pilots what to say, what to expect to hear, and how to
interpret and react to clearances and instructions. His
conversational-yet-concise writing style will help increase your comfort
level when using an aircraft radio. Inside are “talk” examples of
typical radio transmissions explaining how ATC works, as well as
simulated flights that clearly demonstrate correct communication
procedures in each class of airspace.
Chapters 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 FAA’s
communication facilities and their functions, airspace classifications
and definitions, and the FAA’s recommended shorthand for copying
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 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. Includes a bound-in full color
Bob Gardner's conversational-yet-concise writing style will help
increase your comfort level when using an aircraft radio. Inside are
"talk" examples of typical radio transmissions explaining how ATC works,
as well as 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 phrases
Let Say Again, Please help you learn how to communicate in the air.
Author Bob Gardner
Edition Sixth Edition
Dimensions 7-1/4" x 9"
Page Count 232 pages
Includes Index, glossary, illustrations