This is a reference for anyone who doesn’t know the phonetic alphabet (I didn’t a short time ago!), this is how letters are referenced over the radio/in the airspace world. Getting to know the phonetic alphabet will also translate over to other aspects too. Once you learn these, you’ll be amazed at how often the phonetic alphabet comes in handy when speaking and adding clarity when it matters most. The phonetic alphabet is also the standard in the military and police/law enforcement.
I’ve included some commonly mis-used phonetic alphabet alternatives to the real terms used in parenthesis. While they still get the point across, they aren’t the officially used terms - and people that know their phonetic alphabet might correct you. Just saying!
The Aerial Guide Drone Community is a community of drone enthusiasts, professionals, freelancers and entrepreneurs for asking questions, receiving feedback and helping each other level up their skills. All skill levels welcome!
I'm a designer from Cleveland, Ohio and love to shoot photos & videos. I made my first website in 2004 to show friends photos & videos (before YouTube/Flickr were things) and have been shooting and designing ever since! I have a deep passion for making and helping others create.
Learn the entrie process of flying, shooting, editing and sharing.
Learn the do's and dont's, as well as common pilot mistakes and how to fix them.
Our privately hosted drone community offers a place to post your work, ask questions and talk to your classmates and your instructor, me!
All skill levels welcome, from beginners to advanced pilots.
Drones and technology move pretty quickly. I will add more lessons to the courses every month and update lessons as new information becomes available.
Answer common questions and get tips and tricks for your specific drone.
Ensure you're flying safely and have a consistent plan with a preflight checklist. Use these lists to fly safely and not forget anything before and during flight.