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AERO 215 - Introduction to Basic Aircraft Systems


Course Description:
In this wide-ranging course, students will study and practice the care and maintenance of basic aircraft systems. This includes systems addressing ventilation, heating, pressurization, air conditioning, oxygen, fire protection, ice and rain, hydraulics and fuel. They will be introduced to theories that inform air flight, including gas laws, standard atmosphere, Bernoulli’s theorem, true air speed and indicated air speed. Students will receive an overview of the principles behind the reciprocating piston and turbine engine including pure jet and turboprop. They will explore plastic windows and lenses - from repairs and damage assessments to the safe use of applicable chemicals and related equipment.

3 Credits