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Fundamentals of Flight mechanics Specialization
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Fundamentals of Flight mechanics Specialization

Get hands-on understanding of Flight mechanics. Apply it to the critical review of a flight accident report, or to the set up of a flight test program, or for drafting the preliminary design of an airplane.

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Eric Poquillon

Instructor: Eric Poquillon

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Specialization - 4 course series

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4.8

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1 month at 10 hours a week
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What you'll learn

  • How Mach number can impact stall speed.

  • Why turboprops consume less than turbojets.

  • What exactly mean indications given by flight instruments (i.e. anemometer, altimeter).

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Specialization - 4 course series

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Beginner level
No prior experience required
1 month at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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Flight mechanics - The basis

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What you'll learn

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Flight Mechanics - Anemobarometry

Course 26 hours4.8 (44 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • How is defined the International Standard Atmosphere and how to use the corresponding tables.

  • How to position a flight point in terms of true airspeed, calibrated airspeed, Mach number, and altitude.

  • What is the basic functioning of an altimeter or an airspeed indicator.

Flight mechanics - Lift and trajectory

Course 36 hours4.8 (39 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define the lift coefficent.

  • Describe the relation between angle of attack and speed.

  • Describe the limitation of a flight interms of speed, altitude and attitude.

Flight mechanics - Propulsive balance and energy

Course 46 hours4.7 (30 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Describe the speed and altitude control of an airplane.

  • Describe relationship between thrust, speed and altitude.

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Eric Poquillon
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