317.019 Introduction to aircraft
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • make decisions for a certain aircraft based on the common datasheets.
  • determine the necessary length of runway and allowed weight for a desired airfield.
  • quantify which minimum geographical and meteorological standards must be fitted for dedicated purposes.
  • decide if a firefighter station is needed and which legal requirements must be fitted.
  • keep noise and air pollution within the legal boundaries.

Subject of course

Properties of athmosphere and usage of air space. Coordinates of and forces as well as moments acting on aircraft. Types of aircraft. Introduction to assessment of performance under consideration of engine characteristics. Introduction to flight stability. FLight controls. Regulations for building and certification of aircraft.

Teaching methods

Lecture by talking based to relevant features, combined with projected pictures, printet sheets and drawings.

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu13:00 - 15:0005.03.2020 - 12.03.2020GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau VO Einführung in den Flugzeugbau
Introduction to aircraft - Single appointments
Thu05.03.202013:00 - 15:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau VO Einführung in den Flugzeugbau
Thu12.03.202013:00 - 15:00GM 7 Kleiner Schiffbau VO Einführung in den Flugzeugbau

Examination modalities

Intense talking with students about relevant features that were explained during lectures.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.01.2020 10:30 02.07.2020 10:30 02.07.2020 10:30



No lecture notes are available.