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Introduction to Aviation (Everett-March/April 2023)

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DESCRIPTION

DATE: March 30, April 6, & April 13, 2023

TIME: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

LOCATION: Everett SPEEA Union Hall (2414 106th St. SW, Everett, WA 98204)

This course is taught in THREE Thursday sessions (5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.) on Thursday, March 30; Thursday, April 6; & Saturday April 13. You are signing up to attend ALL sessions.

Class size is limited to 30 people.

Attendees must be at least 18 years of age.

After completing at least two sessions students are eligible for a FREE one-hour flight experience in an FAA-approved full-motion simulator with an instructor at Chinook Flight School at Paine Field (KPAE).

Simulator time can count towards currency. 

 

 

This course will explain in simple terms and fun experiments how aircraft fly and operate.  Learn more about the forces governing flight, including lift and thrust, as well as flight instrumentation, navigation and automation.

OBJECTIVES

Participants will learn:

  • This course will explain in simple terms and fun experiments how aircraft fly and operate.
  • Learn more about the forces governing flight, including lift and thrust, as well as flight instrumentation, navigation and automation.

Course Outline:

  •      Day 1: How do airplanes fly?
    • Forces governing flight
      • Part of Airplanes
      • Lift and Thrust production
      • Stability and Control
  •       Day 2: How to know where we are?
    • Flight Instrumentations
      • Pitot-Static system, Gyroscopic, Inertia, MEMS
      • Issues, Limitations, Redendancies
  •       Day 3
    • Aviation Navigation Facilities
      • ADF, VOR, ILS, GPS

 

SPECIAL NOTE: SPEEA FOLLOWS CDC GUIDELINES TO HELP MITIGATE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19. MASKS MAY BE REQUIRED WHILE INSIDE THE UNION HALL.

COURSE Instructors

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Dr. Peng Ho

Software Engineer, The Boeing Company

Peng has been involved in engineering software development and maintenance for his entire career and is a Boeing Designated Expert on engineering software development.  

He actively coaches engineers in Python and effective use of the language and ecosystem.  He strongly advocates for software quality assurance and documentation best practices in engineering software.

 

 

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