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By patowalker
#1782671
However,
3.5 Languages Used
3.5.1 Civil
In the Brussels FIR/UIR English shall be used to contact ATS units providing ATC, FIS and AFIS. For the preferential language to be used on non-controlled aerodromes and heliports, see AD 2 and AD 3.


I was really confused when I flew into Büllingen and everything was in German. I thought I'd got my nav very wrong. :D
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By Rob P
#1782718
skydriller wrote:
I have certainly heard Brussels Info speaking to 2x pilots in a language that wasnt English or French one evening...


I've had a similar experience at Manchester City/Barton

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By skydriller
#1782725
Rob P wrote:I've had a similar experience at Manchester City/Barton
Suddenly, the whole "Barton" interpretation becomes clear... :whistle:
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By Rallye
#1783010
kanga wrote:
Rallye wrote:..
In Belgium,a ATC (AFIS) is mandatory,otherwise the airfield is close..


.. and must the service be trilingual (any of French/Flemish/English on pilot request) ?

Depending of the airfield.If you are in Flandres,in a small airfield,you mays speak Flemish or English,if in Wallonie,French or English,in the big airfields,only English.
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By Paul_Sengupta
#1783074
skydriller wrote:
kanga wrote:.. and must the service be trilingual (any of French/Flemish/English on pilot request) ?


I have certainly heard Brussels Info speaking to 2x pilots in a language that wasnt English or French one evening...


Did it sound like Double Dutch?
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