AER100 - Aeronautics Fundamentals

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Subject Title
Aeronautics Fundamentals

Subject Description
Students learn about the basic elements of theory of flight, including aircraft engine limitations, performance and instruments.  Students interpret the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) to support their future compliance with pilot and aircraft licensing standards and visual flight rules.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject, the student will be able to:
1. Explain the fundamental aerodynamic principles, primary flight instruments, and their limitations of an aircraft to support future flight operations.
2. Explain the design, construction and operation of the 4-stroke reciprocating engine and propellers to support future engine limitation flight situation.
3. Use a Pilot Operations Manual to locate all pertinent information about an aircraft.
4. Complete performance measures, and weight and balance calculations to support flight planning.
5. Explain basic airmanship principles for various ground and air operations.
6. Interpret the Canadian Aviation Regulations (CARs) as they apply to pilots, aircraft licensing and visual flight rules to maintain future regulatory aviation compliance.
7. Explain how human factors influence flight safety and are used to mitigate future risks during flight operations.

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