2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 14, 2021  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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AVIA 170 - Fundamentals of Flight Theory

Credits: 3
Basic aviation principles for the beginning aviator are presented in this course. Topics include aerodynamics, basic aircraft systems, aircraft performance computations, weight and balance computations, meteorology, radio navigation and communication techniques, cross-country preparation, pilot physiology, and emergency operations. Students completing this course will be ready to challenge the Federal Aviation Administration Private Pilot written and oral exams. Notes: For students wishing to fly, this course should be taken with AVIA 171  but it is not required. 35 hours of ground instruction required per 14 CFR 141.57.


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