EA4603E - Air transport

EA4603E - Air transport


General objective:

At the end of this course, the students will be able to describe an overview of:
- the air transport system,
- its components (airports, airlines, ATM, aircraft, manufacturers, etc.) and their functions and interactions, and
- its technical, regulatory and operational features.

Detailed objectives:

At the end of this course, the students will be able to:
- Give orders of magnitude for operational features of airplanes, and describe trends between these features.
- Describe the Air Transport System, its development, stakes and perspectives, and the contribution of each of its components.
- Describe a preliminary functional analysis of the Air Transport System
- List the different categories of airplanes and describe their specific features
- Recognize selected airplanes, describe their specific geometric features, identify their manufacturers, give estimation of their operational features


  • Lecture : 15h

Form of assessment

Total assessment hours: 1

In brief

ECTS credits : cf Teaching Unit

Number of hours 16



  • Toulouse