Aviation English Center


1. Aviation English Center is authorized to carry out the Language Proficiency Tests for Aircraft Maintenance personnel within the scope of SHT-66L-HS Language Proficiency Service Provider Authorization Instruction issued by General Directorate of Civil Aviation on 28.04.2014.

2. For more detailed information about the exam system and applications click on the headings mentioned above or you can contact our institution.

Aviation English Center wishes success to all candidates who will take the exam.

Test System
  1. Questions designed by Aviation English Center;
    1. Multiple choice (four) questions
    2. Includes grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension themes.
    3. Questions taken reference from the terminology aircraft maintenance documents used in the tests.
    4. Click on the link for an exam sample.
  2. The exam consists of 80 questions. The duration of the exam is 120 minutes.
  3. Assessment of language proficiency is conducted with a single session exam covering all subjects and is scored from 0 to 100. Each question has equal points. The score obtained from the exam shows the candidate's final grade.
  4. Two separate test booklets, A and B, were created.
  5. Exams are conducted in accordance with the principles of the Exam Instruction.
  6. The exam was prepared with 10 grammar, 15 vocabulary, 15 translation, 15 paragraphs, 15 gap filling and 10 sentence completion questions.
  7. The following personnel must obtain at least 45 out of 100 from the exam to be held under these instructions:
    1. Personnel applying for an aircraft maintenance license,
    2. Personnel to be authorized by care organizations as approvers or support personnel,
    3. Technicians to be authorized as quality auditors,
    4. Personnel to be authorized to issue CRS on the engine, auxiliary power unit, landing gear, components or parts,
    5. Personnel authorized or to be authorized as OJT instructors in SHY-145,
    6. SHY-66 License holder and staff issuing maintenance exit certificate under SHT-M IR M.A801
  8. Technical personnel to be authorized by approved maintenance organizations to perform operations on APU, landing gear, components and parts must have at least 30 points out of 100 total score.
  9. The staff authorized (or will be authorized) by SHY-145 or SHY-147 as a theoretical or practical instructor must have at least 60 points out of 100 total score.
  10. The validity of the documents showing the language proficiency expires after five years from the date of the exam. The certificate holder does not need to take the exam again if the score of 95 or more is obtained from the exam conducted within this instruction.
Exam Instructions
  1. Candidates must comply with all rules given by the instructors during the exam. The validity of your exam depends on your adherence to the exam rules.
  2. The identification information of candidates who have books, notes or etc. with them, have cheated or attempted to cheat during the exam or assisted in cheating will be written in the “Cheating Report” and their exams in that session will be void.
  3. Check the test booklet for printing errors before proceeding. Please write your name, surname and candidate number on the test booklet. At the end of the exam, the test booklets will be collected and examined one by one in the exam center. Even if a single page of the Test Booklet is incomplete, your exam in that session will be void.
  4. Be sure to enter your ID number, write your name and surname and sign the relevant space.
  5. For all kinds of writing, numbers and scribbles, bold black pencils will be used for the answer key. The ballpoint pen or fountain pen will never be used. If used, the candidate's exam in that session will consider invalid. ALL ANSWERS WILL BE FILLED IN THE ANSWER SHEET. The scribbles on the question booklets are not evaluated.
  6. Candidates are not allowed to write down the questions and / or their answers in any place other than the answer sheet and take it out of the exam room. Exams of those who do not comply with this rule will be considered invalid.
  7. It is strictly forbidden to smoke and ask for pencils or erasers from other candidates during the exam. Those who do not comply with the prohibitions will be considered invalid in that session.
  8. Candidates were warned not to keep things such as electronic or printed documents, notebooks, books, dictionaries, notes, blank paper, cell phones, any kind of recording and communication devices with them or near them when entering the exam room. However, those who bring such materials with them must give them to the instructor before the exam begins. Exams of those who do not comply with this rule will be considered invalid.
  9. Candidates should not come to the exam building with a weapon, even if they are used for licensed or for official purposes. These candidates are definitely will not be able to take the exam. If they have entered in some way, their exams will be considered invalid.
  10. The explanations about the test are written on test booklet which will be handed out in a short time. Do not start answering questions without reading these explanations and wait till the instructor states :”THE EXAM HAS STARTED”.
  11. When you finish your exam, please submit your answer sheet and test booklet to the exam instructor. Your exams in that session will be considered invalid due to the documents you have not submitted.
  1. The exam fee is 350 (Three hundred and fifty) Turkish Liras. Applications without payment receipt will not be processed.
  2. 2. The service fee must be paid to the bank account (specified below) before the exam. In order to apply for the Language Proficiency Exam, application form and bank payment receipt must be sent by post, e-mail, fax or personally to AEC. Account Name : AEC ÖZEL EĞİTİM HİZMETLERİ TİCARET LTD. ŞTİ. Denizbank Yeşilköy Branch (Branch Code 9220) Account number 7657110-352 IBAN TR22 0013 4000 0076 5711 0000 09
  3. A “Corporate Discount Agreement” has been signed with the following institutions:
    • TURKISH TECHNIC
    • ATLAS GLOBAL
    • ONUR AIR
    • MNG AIRLINES
    • BORAJET Bakım Onarım ve Tic. A.Ş.
    • TD TEAM
    • ASAL TECHNIC
    • STAFF IN MILITARY INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS
    • GOKJET
    • SKY JET
    • GOLD AIR TRAINING CENTER
    • PRIMAAVIATION SERVICES INC.
    • SKYLINE HAVACILIK VE SAVUNMA SANAYİ TİCARET A.Ş.
    • MY TECHNIC MRO
    • FREE BIRD AIRLINES
    • KAAN AIR
    • ZORLU AIR
    • GENERAL AVIATION
    • AMAC AEROSPACE
    • MC AVIATION
    • TOP AIR
    • ULS AIRLINES
    • KORFEZ AVIATION
    • EMAIR AVIATION INC.
    • SETAIR AIR TRANSPORTATION AND SERVICES A.S.
    • ALPTECHNIC
    • SANCAK AIR
    • TCI TURKISH CABIN INTERIOR INC.
    • ACT AIRLINES
    • GENERAL DIRECTORATE OF LAND REGISTRY AND CADASTRE
    • MEMBERS OF TURKISH EDUCATION UNION
    • ONDOKUZ MAYIS UNIVERSITY RECTORATE DIRECTORATE OF AEROSPACE TECHNOLOGIES APPLICATION AND RESEARCH CENTER (UZAYTEM)
    • TOTAL TECHNIC LTD.
    • STUDENTS
    The exam fee will be applied as 250 Turkish Liras for the candidates working in these institutions. In order to benefit from the discount, applicants must include a copy of any document indicating that they are working at that institution.
  4. Exam Application Form must be filled in completely
  5. Click here for the exam application form.
  6. Applications not received within fifteen days before the appointment will not be processed.
  7. Aviation English Center schedules appointments according to the order of incoming applications. No candidate can be given priority. In case the quota is full, the candidate is informed and scheduled for the next exam to be held by Aviation English Center.
  8. Exam appointments and other information are published on the "www.aviationenglishcenter.com" website. Once appointments are scheduled and notified, changes cannot be made.
Regulations
  1. Candidates must be present at the address indicated at least 15 minutes before the start of the exam at the designated exam center with the ID for the necessary registration.
  2. Candidates must take the exam at the place allocated to them.
  3. Before starting the exam, instructor checks the identification of the candidates and ask the them to sign the “Attendance Form”.
  4. Camera recording systems are available in the halls. In addition, at least two examiners are appointed in each exam room during the sessions.
  5. In case of any doubt of the identity of the candidate, they are required to write a few sentences explaining the identity of themselves and sign that paper at the end of the exam. This document is added to the "Cheating Report" and notified to the DGCA as soon as possible
  6. The candidate is warned before starting the exam and asked to step outside the exam room, when it is understood that the candidate has taken the exam in one’s stead. If the candidates don’t want to leave, they are allowed to continue the exam, but the exam wont be evaluated in this case. This situation is notified to the DGCA immediately.
  7. In addition to those allowed in Article 6, candidates were warned to enter the exam room without electronic or printed documents, notebooks, books, dictionaries, notes, blank paper, cell phones, any kinds of recording or communication devices with them or near them. However, those who bring such materials with them must give them to the supervisor before the exam begins. Exams of those who do not comply with this rule will be considered invalid.
  8. If there are students who do not take the exam, the Exam Supervisors will count their answer sheets. Once they are found to be complete, the supervisor secures them by putting them in the envelope.
  9. After each candidate is given a test booklet, candidates are asked to check the test booklets quickly to see if there is any printing error. If there is a booklet with a missing page or a printing error, a replacement test booklet is provided from the exam coordinator to replace it with the proper one.
  10. Candidates can start answering the questions with the “EXAM STARTED” statement of the instructor after they finish the pre-exam procedures (filling the answer sheet, checking the pages of the booklet etc.).
  11. The exam starts at the appointment time. Unless there is any technical failures related to the system, the exam cannot be stopped or interrupt.
  12. Candidates are not allowed to go out during the exam except for urgent health reasons. In this case, an assistant who will be assigned by the instructor accompanies to the student. An extra time won’ t be given to the candidate to finish the exam. The candidate is not allowed to take the test booklet and answer sheet out of the exam room.
  13. The candidates are not allowed to leave the exam room during the first and last 15 minutes of the exam.
  14. Candidates use the exam paper and the equipment provided by AEC during the exam and submit them completely at the end of the exam.
  15. In accordance with the provisions of Article 4, candidates are not allowed to keep things such as electronic or printed documents, notebooks, books, dictionaries, notes, blank paper, cell phones, any kinds of recording and communication devices with them or near them in the exam room. However, those who bring such materials with them must give them to the instructor before the exam begins. Exams of those who do not comply with this rule will be considered invalid.
  16. If the exams cannot be conducted due to natural disasters that occur before or during the exam, AEC shall determine and announce the exam date for the same candidates as soon as possible. In this case, the applicants will not be charged again.
Penal Sanctions

The penal sanctions to be applied according to the SHT-66L-HS Instruction issued by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation are as follows;

  1. The “Cheating Report” is kept by the exam commission members with the information of the candidate, who attempted
  2. Candidate’s exam is considered as invalid. In this situation, that candidate cannot apply or take the exam within 12 months after the date of the “Cheating Report”.
Authorization of our “Language Proficiency Exam for Aircraft Maintenance Personnel” has been renewed until February 2022 as a result of the extension inspection by DGCA.
Objection To The Exam
  1. Candidates whose level of English proficiency is notified may object to the exam result within 10 (ten) working days from the date when the exam result was sent by e-mail.
  2. Appeals shall be made in writing directly to AEC. Objections to the exams shall be made by filling in the “Exam Appeal Form”. Click here for Exam Appeal Form.
  3. The service fee for exam objection is 100 (one hundred) TL. The service fee of the exam objection should be deposited to the bank account specified below: Account Name: AEC ÖZEL EĞİTİM HİZMETLERİ TİCARET LTD. ŞTİ., Denizbank Yeşilköy Branch (Branch Code: 9220) Account Number: 7657110-352 ( IBAN TR22 0013 4000 0076 5711 0000 09)
  4. Applications without payment receipt will not be processed.
  5. Exam Appeal Form must be filled in completely.
  6. If the applicant send the Exam Appeal Form and bank payment receipt by e-mail, fax or personnaly to the AEC, the applicant is deemed to have completed the appeal application and will be registered.
  7. If the result of the exam changes, the objection fee is refunded to the candidate and a new certificate will be issued and sent to the candidate. Written exam result is sent to the DGCA and to the candidate by e-mail.
  8. Aviation English Center does not evaluate repeated objections to exams whose final grades are finalized by re-evaluation and the requests that are not made in accordance with the procedures.

SHT-66L-HS LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY EXAM HISTORY

EXAM DATE

26.11.2021

LAST REGISTRATION DATE

05.11.2021

LOCATION OF THE EXAM

AVIATION ENGLISH CENTER SINAV MERKEZİ - BEYLİKDÜZÜ

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