Skip to main content

AER 615

Aircraft Performance

Legislated performance and related safety requirements: FAR and other airworthiness standards. Takeoff and landing performance, including calculations for balanced field length with critical engine inoperative. Range-payload characteristics block properties, aircraft utilization and capacity. V-n diagram. Energy concept: accelerated rate of climb. Determination of cruise costs and minimum cost cruise. Elements of route analysis, overall flight fuel prediction and flight control and navigation using various sensors. Automatic flight control systems with auto pilot and instrument landing systems.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

AER 504

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages

*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.

Aerospace