“Parlez-vous Anglais?” Greg’s March, 2017 Flying Carpet column


gregbrownft317_5569esmw1200“Be aware of a Citation jet practicing instrument approaches, and numerous aircraft flying the Trois-Rivières traffic pattern,” cautioned Montreal Center after issuing our instrument clearance from Quebec back to the States.

Not until reaching the runway did Jean and I fully appreciate the implications. How could we determine when to take the runway with so much traffic chattering in a foreign tongue? We might as well be on another planet!

Every aspect of this flight to French Canada had been impacted by language…

**READ THIS MONTH’S ENTIRE COLUMN, PARLEZ-VOUS ANGLAIS?**

Photo: “Space-age terminal building at Trois-Rivières Airport, Quebec.” See more photos here!

(This column first appeared in AOPA Flight Training magazine.)

Greg

PS: The dichroic-glass bola tie in my new new author photo this month comes from my friends Dana and Karen at Robbins Ranch Art Glass. Check out their wonderful work!

©2017 Gregory N. Brown

2 Responses to ““Parlez-vous Anglais?” Greg’s March, 2017 Flying Carpet column”

  1. Marcel Duval Says:

    Wow Greg you learn me what about you are confronted when you travel and yet in Québec is very spécial.

    Felicitations Greg you are my champion for today.

    Marcel

    2017-01-26 13:56 GMT-05:00 Greg Brown’s Flying Carpet Blog :

    > Greg Brown posted: ““Be aware of a Citation jet practicing instrument > approaches, and numerous aircraft flying the Trois-Rivières traffic > pattern,” cautioned Montreal Center after issuing our instrument clearance > from Quebec back to the States. Not until reaching the runw” >

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