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STUDY PLANS
2021/2022

History of Civil Aviation

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
15Y1HL KZ 2 2P+0C Czech
Lecturer:
Jakub Kraus, Vladimír Plos, Eva Rezlerová
Tutor:
Jakub Kraus, Vladimír Plos, Eva Rezlerová
Supervisor:
Department of Languages and Humanities
Synopsis:

Beginnings of flying, development of aircrafts lighter than air. Beginnings of aircrafts heavier than air. Czechoslovak aviation pioneers. Development of airports in the Czech Republic. World airports. Famous aviators. Helicopters. CSA airplanes. Development of aircrafts in Czechoslovakia between the years 1945-1989. Classic era of aviation. Golden era of civil aviation. Modern era of civil aviation. Airline companies. Supersonic flying.

Requirements:

Knowledge of basics of air transport.

Syllabus of lectures:
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Study Objective:

To acquaint students with basic overview of the development of civil aviation.

Study materials:

Grant, R. G.: Flight – 100 Years of Aviation. 2002. ISBN 0-7513-37323

Balej, J. – Sviták, P. – Plocek, P.: Historie letectví – Průkopníci světové aviatiky od antiky do r. 1914. 2012. ISBN 9788026400417

Duda, Zbyněk M.: Legendy československého letectví. 2011. ISBN 9788087044421

Niccoli, R.: Historie letectví. 2003. ISBN 978-80-7234-307-2

Note:
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