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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Aerobatics

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
21Y1LA KZ 2 2+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Martin Vecko
Tutor:
Martin Vecko
Supervisor:
Department of Air Transport
Synopsis:

Methodology of flying aerobatic figures. Aerodynamics and flight mechanics of aerobatic figures. Aerobatic training syllabi and aerobatic competitions. Creating an aerobatic sequence. Safety in aerobatics, accidents related to aerobatics. Physiological aspects of flying aerobatics. Aircraft structure loads and construction fatigue strength of aerobatic aircraft. Upset recovery training (UPRT) for commercial pilots and related accidents.

Requirements:

completion of lectures of mathematics, physics, aerodynamics and flight mechanics

Syllabus of lectures:
Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

To familiarize students with the subject of aerobatics with a focus on methodology, mechanics and aerodynamics of aerobatic figures, aircraft structure loads in aerobatic figures, safety when flying aerobatics and the importance of aerobatic experience when recovering from unusual attitudes when operating commercial airplanes.

Study materials:

Vzdušné opojení, J. Kobrle, J. F. Šára, Svět křídel, 1995

Basic Aerobatics, G. Szurovy, 1994

Aerobatics, Neil Williams, 1975

Final reports from Accident Investigation of selected accidents

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
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Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
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Data valid to 2019-08-23
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