T&E 4101 FW Performance Flight Testing I

Course Description

This course is offered once per year on-campus and once per year distance learning.  An intensive overview of the methods used to make performance evaluations of propeller driven aircraft.  Emphasis is placed on subsonic aerodynamics, pitot-statics and reciprocating engine theory.  Cruise performance testing methods for propeller aircraft is stressed.  Takeoff and landing theory and flight test methods for all types of aircraft is also covered.

Anticipated Course Learning Outcomes

Be familiar with