Science of Flight

This course is designed to acquaint students with the aerospace environment, the human requirements of flight, principles of aircraft and principles of navigation.

ARS011: The course begins with a discussion on the principles of flight and then continues with atmosphere and weather. After developing an understanding of environmental factors, their interrelated affect on flight is studied.

ARS012: The human body and aeronautics are studied with a focus on flight effects on the various physiological systems of the body to include the sensory, respiratory, circulatory, nervous and skeletal system.

ARS013: Topics of study include the elements of navigation and the function of navigational aids and flight instruments.