What is aviation English?

Aviation English is an unformal aviation language. No nation speaks it - all pilots understand it

Aviation English consists of all of the following:

  • complex of standardized messages (standard phraseology)
  • abbreviations,
  • special three-letter codes abbreviation
  • coded messages (for METAR, TAF, NOTAM, etc)
  • technical English - e.g. related to the aircraft parts, technologies, systems, etc
  • plain text spoken in pre-determined order
  • and many more