AE401E - Flight mechanics

AE401E - Flight mechanics

Objectives

General objective:

Upon completion of this course, the student shall be able to:
- put into equations the main flight phases of an aircraft
- identify the flight envelope limitations due to the aircraft and their impact on performances

Detailed objectives:

Upon completion of this course, the student shall be able to:
- define aircraft movement equations, then simplify them,
- model the main stabilized phases of flight,
- describe the maneuvering capabilities (load factor)
- describe and translate wind and gradient consequences into equations
- describe high speed /high altitude flight specifics
- describe take-off and landing specifics
- explain air speed issues

Hours

  • Lectures : 18
  • Supervised Work : 10

Form of assessment

Total assessment hours: 2

This course is part of the programme

In brief

ECTS credits 3

Number of hours 30

Teaching language
Anglais

Contact(s)

Anne HENRIC

Phone : +33 5 62 17 43 52

Email : anne.henric @ enac.fr