Aviation 1

  • Prerequisite Course(s): Principles of Technology, Algebra 1
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional):
  • Career Cluster Area: Industrial Engineering
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards:
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: The focus of this course is to introduce students to the basic fundamentals of flight.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Safety
    2. History of flight
    3. Theory of flight
    4. Basic navigation
    5. Aircraft categories
    6. Basic weather
    7. Overview of FAA regulation
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Demonstrate a working knowledge of safe laboratory techniques.LA B2HL AA6B1HSETest
2. Describe some of the most important achievements in the aerospace industry in the last century.HA8LA DA5E4Principles of TechnologyDemo
3. Demonstrate basic navigational skills.
FAR 61.1MA3Math EA4E4Principles of TechnologyDemo
4. Understand the importance of proper weight and balance as it relates to flight.FAR 91.27MA3Math ETech DPrinciples of TechnologyTest
5. Explain basic concepts of weather patterns and how these weather patterns affect flight.FAR 91.105SA4SC DTech BA4Principles of TechnologyTest
6. Identify pertinent regulations and procedures set forth by the FAA pertaining to pilots and maintenance personnel.FAR 61.1LA B1Tech BB4A7LaborDemo
7. Explain the various aircraft categories, their purpose, and limitations.FAR 1.1LA DICLA DPrinciples of TechnologyTest

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