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Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
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ASC 1550 - Flight Planning and Performance

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): Completion of ASC 1210 and MAT 0028, or an appropriate placement score in mathematics.
AA Elective: No
This course provides a study of the physical principles of airplane aerodynamics, thereby fostering an appreciation of the factors affecting aircraft performance, stability and control, and special flight conditions. Students practice planning cross-country flights, both manually and by using online flight planning programs. Performance and weight and balance calculations are demonstrated and practiced.


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