T&E 4111 RW Performance Flight Testing I

Course Description

This course is offered once per year on-campus. The course is designed to provide an intensive overview of the methods used to measure and predict performance of turbine engine helicopters.  Emphasis is placed on subsonic aerodynamics, dimensional analysis, International Standard Atmosphere, pitot-static and turbine engine theory.  Hover and vertical climb performance theory and flight testing methods are stressed.

Anticipated Course Learning Outcomes

Be familiar with