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Basic Aerodynamics (eLearning)

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These lessons introduce the principles of aerodynamics and outline the factors that affect aircraft performance in each phase of flight.

What you will learn

By the end of this course, you will understand:

  • The forces of flight, airfoils and AOA
  • Flight controls, airplane axes and attitudes
  • Maneuvering flight and flight loads that affect aircrafts
  • Wake turbulence

Format: eLearning course
Length: 100 minutes

Key topics

  • Basic aerodynamics: forces of flight, airfoils and AOA
  • Lift, Weight and thrust, drag, wing terminology and stalls
  • Flight controls, airplane axes and attitudes
  • Maneuvering flight and flight loads
  • Wake turbulence: recognition and avoidance

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Pilots
  • Pilot instructors
  • Anyone interested in receiving ab initio training

Additional information

Further training
Graduates of this course can apply for the Harvard ManageMentor (HMM) distance learning program at a special graduate price.

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