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AVT 2125 Developments in Aviation I

Provides pilots and other aviation professionals with an in-depth understanding of how aviation technology has evolved. This course begins with the earliest balloon flights, the invention of the airplane and covers all of the subsequent technology developments through the end of WWII.

Prerequisites: DEV 0035

Course Outcomes
  • Understand the principle factors influencing lift on a wing, the development of thrust from propellers, jet engines and rockets and how they have been developed, used and improved.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the developments and improvements that have occurred since the pioneering efforts of the Wright Brothers.
  • Understand the principles of stability and control of a manned aircraft.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of airborne communication, navigation, and air traffic control.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history of balloons, dirigibles, early attempts at manned and powered flight and evaluate the early concepts of flight and their development.
Credit Hours: 2
  • Classroom: 2 hours
  • Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
  • Department: Aviation Technology
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 13, Rm 226
Term: Fall 2022
Format: Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Open Seats: 7
Meets: M from 5:00PM to 6:50PM
Section: N01
Open Seats: 7
Meets: M from
5:00PM to 6:50PM
Section: N01