India foxtrot yankee oscar uniform charlie alpha november uniform november delta

English translation: if you can und

23:50 Jan 19, 2010
English language (monolingual) [Non-PRO]
Education / Pedagogy / Pre-K education
English term or phrase: India foxtrot yankee oscar uniform charlie alpha november uniform november delta
Someone wanted this figured out and then the directions followed just for fun. I think it is aviator lingo but not sure. I'd like a translation or place to go and look up the translation my self.
Linda Dalton
Selected answer:if you can und
Explanation:
(As Mikhail has said)

Standard radio / aviation alphabet

Also known as the NATO alphabet:

The Communications Code Alphabet (CCA)

Alpha
Bravo
Charlie
Delta
Echo
Foxtrot
Golf
Hotel
India
Juliet
Kilo
Lima
Mike
November
Oscar
Papa
Quebec
Romeo
Sierra
Tango
Uniform
Victor
Whiskey
Xray
Yankee
Zulu


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Note added at 16 mins (2010-01-20 00:06:28 GMT)
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I expect it was going on to say:

"if you can understand this..."
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Tony M
France
Local time: 21:15
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india foxtrot yankee oscar uniform charlie alpha november uniform november delta
if you can und


Explanation:
(As Mikhail has said)

Standard radio / aviation alphabet

Also known as the NATO alphabet:

The Communications Code Alphabet (CCA)

Alpha
Bravo
Charlie
Delta
Echo
Foxtrot
Golf
Hotel
India
Juliet
Kilo
Lima
Mike
November
Oscar
Papa
Quebec
Romeo
Sierra
Tango
Uniform
Victor
Whiskey
Xray
Yankee
Zulu


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Note added at 16 mins (2010-01-20 00:06:28 GMT)
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I expect it was going on to say:

"if you can understand this..."


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Tony M
France
Local time: 21:15
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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