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COVID-19 UK airport procedures

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What should local authorities be doing?

Answer the following questions about the current COVID-19 situation at UK airports

  1. What is currently happening / has happened in relation to COVID-19 at an airport that you are familiar with?
  2. Are the measures enough in your opinion?
  3. What extra do you think that airport authorities should do?
  4. What extra do you think that governments should do?
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Video: Flying Private Jets

This week’s video describes the economics of flying private jets. How can they be worth it?

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

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Video: Air Traffic Control

This week’s video describes how air traffic control works. Watch to find out how!

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

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Video: Building the 737MAX

This week’s video discusses the circumstances that made Boeing decide to build the 737.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

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Video: Running out of pilots

This week’s video reports on the declining number of pilots in the world and why it’s happening.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

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Video: Why are jumbos disappearing?

This week’s video describes the role of jumbo jets in aviation and why they are disappearing from the skies.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. What problem did the 747 rectify?
  2. Why did Boeing want to be economical in the building of the 747?
  3. So what did they do to be economical?
  4. What’s the first reason these jumbos are disappearing?
  5. What’s the second reason these jumbos are disappearing?
  6. How much was the development of the A380 and will it ever be recovered according to the video?
  7. What do business passengers want nowadays?
  8. Why does the A380 work for Emirates?
  9. What’s the future for these two planes?

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Why are the Jumbo-jets disappearing?

Thanks to our sponsor: https://brilliant.org/mentourpilot/ Why are the Boeing 747 and the Airbus A380 loosing ground against competing aircraft types? Why aren’t these majestic giants of the sky ruling like they once were and what does the future look like for them. These are some of the questions I will cover in this video.