May 18, 2024  
PUBLISHED 2024-2025 Credit Catalog 
PUBLISHED 2024-2025 Credit Catalog

AERO 220 - Aerodynamics

This course will give the student a basic knowledge of aircraft aerodynamics and flight. The topics covered will be the properties of air, indicated and true airspeeds, lift and drag, flight controls, special lift and drag control surfaces and thrust. Aircraft performance, stability and control, load factor, supersonic flight and the principles of helicopter flight will also be examined. The student will have an opportunity in the laboratory to observe, adjust, and do calculations on the lift and drag of an actual model aircraft and airfoils in the wind and smoke tunnels.

1.5 Credits