Aviation Management

AVM 103

Course Description


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify the basic theory and vocabulary necessary to understand meteorological phenomena.
  • Analyze concepts of atmospheric pressure, altitude and density.
  • Examine basic atmospheric phenomena including stability, moisture, air masses, fronts, and thunderstorms.
  • Explore hazardous conditions involved with local winds, wind shear, turbulence and icing.
  • Distinguish why, when and where favorable and unfavorable meteorological conditions are likely to occur.
  • Analyze instrument meteorological conditions.
  • Explain the weather forecast process and the task of obtaining and interpreting pertinent weather information.
  • Investigate sources of aviation weather information.
  • Analyze weather for decisions necessary to plan a flight.

Course Schedule

Currently no sections of this class are being offered.

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