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AVIATION ALPHABET

ICAO AVIATION ALPHABET

What?

  • This is a phonetic alphabet. A is "alpha", B is "bravo", C is "charlie", and so on. There are other phonetic alphabets, but this one is the most widely used.

Why?

  • The ICAO alphabet helps people communicate clearly. It is used to spell names correctly on the radio or telephone. You can listen to the audio below.

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“Human society, the world, man in his entirety is in the alphabet.”

(Victor Hugo, The Alps and Pyrenees)

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