Aviation History

Course Number: 
AER 2130
Semester: 
Spring
Subject: 
Aviation (AER)
Credits 
3.00

This course explores the history of aviation from its earliest concepts and first practical flying machines to war birds, airliners, and modern aircraft. The student learns about the evolution of aviation technology including engines, materials, and aerodynamics. General world history provides a contextual background and enhances student understanding of how aviation has shaped the world. Topics include important historical figures, their personalities, and why and how they became fixtures in history.

3 hours of lecture per week

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