2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 04, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AVIA 115 - Introduction to Airframes and Systems

2 CR
This course introduces students to light aircraft construction styles, materials and systems. Students become familiar with system function, operation, cockpit controls, and indications. Safety around aircraft is emphasized. Restricted to majors in Aviation Flight Science, Aviation Management and Operations, or Aviation Maintenance Technology.

Requisites: (1) Take AVIA 100  with at least a grade of C (OR) (2) Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify the function of primary aircraft systems including: aircraft structures, flight controls, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, landing gear, wheels, brakes, fuel systems, environmental control systems, and instruments.
  2. Examine and compare high performance and complex aircraft systems.
  3. Interpret schematic drawings of various systems and the relationship of subsystems and components to each other.
  4. Distinguish the relationship between aircraft system components, and describe basic operations.