2024 - 2025 MCPS High School Course Bulletin

TRN2018 Intro To Flight

0.5 credit per semester

This course will introduce students to basic aircraft and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) structures and their major components, principles of flight, and the fundamental physical laws affecting flight. Students will learn about basic aerodynamics and forces that act on aircraft in flight. This course will provide students with a foundational understanding of basic physics concepts related to flight. Design characteristics will be covered, including concepts surrounding aircraft stability, controllability, and the effect of weight and balance on flight performance. Finally, the course will cover primary and secondary flight control systems.

Exploring Aviation and Aerospace A/B
9 - 10 - 11 - 12
No repeats for credit

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