- Department of Air Transport
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.
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
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: