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AVT 1119 Aviation Meteorology

Prepares students with the knowledge necessary to comprehend the fundamentals of meteorology, analyze weather factors, hazards and in-flight weather conditions and weather conditions as they relate to aircraft and flight performance using aviation meteorology charts and internet weather resources.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  

Outcomes

  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of atmospheric circulation, air masses, fronts, and thunderstorm structure and behavior and the threat it poses to aircraft operations.
  • Recognize the hazards of wind shear, turbulence and icing conditions to aircraft operations and flight performance.
  • Identify, comprehend and analyze sources of weather information regarding in-flight weather conditions using aviation meteorology charts and internet weather resources.
  • Comprehend the fundamentals of meteorology and proper technical vocabulary of meteorological terms.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2