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AVIATION ALPHABET

 

What is it?

  • This is a phonetic alphabet. A is "alpha", B is "bravo", C is "charlie", and so on. There are other phonetic alphabets, but the ICAO alphabet (shown below) is the most widely used.

Why is it used?

  • This alphabet helps people communicate clearly. It is used to spell names correctly on the radio or telephone. You can listen to the alphabet and some example names below.

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ICAO AVIATION ALPHABET

Practice

Use the aviation alphabet to answer these questions:

1. How do you spell your name?

2.How do you spell your city?

3. How do you spell your country?

 

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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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