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Offline SkanknTodd

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Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« on: March 04, 2008, 02:17:11 PM »
For students, learning to use proper phraseology and radio terminology can be difficult.  Learning the phonetic alphabet is only part of the challenge.




Offline Jason

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2008, 03:46:51 PM »
Hah, that's great.

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2008, 08:38:47 PM »
I never found learning the phonetics being very hard; after sounding them off a few times and hearing them time after time, they become second nature!

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2008, 09:04:07 PM »
LOL! I know the controller, thats my home town airport!

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2008, 11:15:25 PM »
I never found learning the phonetics being very hard; after sounding them off a few times and hearing them time after time, they become second nature!

The tip that helped me learn the phonetic alphabet during my private pilot lesson days was to continually convert auto license plates to the phonetic alphabet on the ride to and from the airport.  Over a short period it then became second nature, as you indicated.
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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2008, 08:34:53 AM »
whatever works right? I remember doing that same thing.

Offline Greg01

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2008, 05:32:20 PM »
I would recite the alphabet in phonetics. That worked for me.


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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #7 on: June 15, 2008, 04:59:32 PM »
I did go through a phase where I was reciting it quickly and for some reason when I got to "Uniform, Victor then Erm.... Wan*** no Whisky I honestly did make this mistake but only in a recital and only on 2 small occasions lol  :-D

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #8 on: June 15, 2008, 08:47:40 PM »
I never found learning the phonetics being very hard; after sounding them off a few times and hearing them time after time, they become second nature!

The tip that helped me learn the phonetic alphabet during my private pilot lesson days was to continually convert auto license plates to the phonetic alphabet on the ride to and from the airport.  Over a short period it then became second nature, as you indicated.

as stupid as that sounds...that works GREAT
when i was learning how to give traffic calls....i would give cars traffic calls.

sounds silly but it works

Offline CaptHamster

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2008, 12:00:41 AM »
Hey, I do the thing with the auto plates as well, it works great for me as a student pilot, it's helping a lot.

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2008, 08:52:13 AM »
the problem with the phonetic alphabet and me is that I write parking tickets.. with that we use the law enforcement phonetic alphabet.. i dont get them switched much when I am flying but i do all the time at work...

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2008, 08:40:13 PM »
NavCanada has a "flash game" that allows you to practice the phonetic alphabet.

http://www.takecharge.navcanada.ca/flash/lexiconLander_en.swf

Offline oreotsi

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #12 on: August 27, 2008, 11:58:52 AM »
got a 991... missed X and S and J.... didn't know juliet was spelt juliett haha and the other ones i misspelt also. oh well at least i can pronounce them

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Re: Fun with the Phonetic Alphabet
« Reply #13 on: September 10, 2008, 07:14:45 PM »
uhh yellow hhaha pricless i like the thanks for humoring us