AVT 2125 Developments in Aviation
Provides pilots and other aviation professionals with an in-depth understanding of how aviation technology has evolved, from the earliest balloon flights to the invention of the airplane, to today's sophisticated jet aircraft and their equally sophisticated flight systems and to the developments of space flight and travel.
Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No
Prereqs: DEV 0035
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of airborne communication, navigation, and air traffic control.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the history of balloons, dirigibles, early attempts at manned and powered flight and evaluate the early concepts of flight and their development.
- Understand the principle factors influencing lift on a wing, the development of thrust from propellers, jet engines and rockets and how they have been developed, used and improved.
- Understand the principles of stability and control of a manned aircraft.
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of the developments and improvements that have occurred since the pioneering efforts of the Wright Brothers.
Credit Hours: 2
Classroom Hours: 2