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How does a PILOT KNOW when to DESCEND? Descent planning explained by CAPTAIN JOE

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Answer the questions while watching the video How does a PILOT KNOW when to DESCEND?
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How does a PILOT KNOW when to DESCEND? Descent planning explanation by professional pilot
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12 minutes 26 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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Grammar practice
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The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Intermediate (B1)
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This resource is intended for:Business/professional students
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1. Choose the correct options.
What does "mess up" mean in this context? "… that YOU know a few thumb rules to NOT mess up your approach."
2. Find the extra word.
Now we've got the approach set it up, but as you see here on those two ND's, the top of descent points are at different locations.
3. Correct the wrong word.
… or as they say, "pushing tin", before handing them over to the tower controller.
4. Correct the wrong word.
... as you only have a certain distance left over.
5. Choose the correct options.
What does "cross out" mean? "So, we're gonna cross out the last digits and divide that by 3, so 270 divided by 3 equals 90."
перечеркнуть, вычеркнуть
перекрестить, поменять
6. Correct the wrong word.
So, summing up our calculations, we should be starting our descent at 104 track miles.
7. Correct the wrong word.
Compare it as if you were coasting downhill a highway at 60 miles if you wanted to slow down, but you couldn't use the brakes.
Lesson Plan
1. Answer the questions while watching the video
Follow-up tasks
1. Now, watch the video again to improve your listening comprehension. Turn on CC.
Vocabulary list
mess up
to do something wrong or badly
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