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Effective ATS-Pilot Communications              

Voice communication between pilots and Air Traffic Services (ATS) personnel is a critical safety link in the ATS system.

In collaboration with its aviation partners, NAV CANADA has released a VFR Phraseology Guide  for pilots travelling in Canadian airspace.


This comprehensive guide offers examples of best practices for pilot-controller-specialist communications and recommended phraseology to enhance pilot safety.


The Air Traffic Services-Pilot Communications Working Group developed the following educational video as part of its First Defence awareness campaign to highlight risks associated with non-standard communication and communications errors.

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