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How it Works: Aviation Engineering

Flight training is a study that is used to describe how to fly in airspace. Private and intermediate flight training is also called flight training 101.

Age Group

11 - 14

Grade Level: 

Middle School

Total Hours

15 hours

Course Modules

• Flight Training 101 - 1 • Flight Training 101 - II • Flight Training 101 - III • Newton’s Law Of Motion • Flying Drones! • Hands-on “How To Make Quadcopter” • Air Traffic Control Officer • Hands-on “Turn A Pizza Box Into Runway” • Aeronautical Engineers • Hands-on “How To Make A Paper Airplane” • Aircraft Pilot • Hands-on “Whirly Whirly Helicopter” • Astronauts • Hands-on “Build A Rocket” • Flight Attendants

Learning Outcomes

• Gain a basic understanding of flight training and the different pilot licenses. • Familiarize yourself with the components of an aircraft, including the cockpit, fuselage, wings, engine, propeller, and landing gear. • Learn how to perform a preflight checklist and understand the importance of safety protocols in aviation. • Understand the principles of aerodynamics and the four forces of flight: weight, thrust, lift, and drag. • Explore Newton's laws of motion and how they apply to airplanes and drones. • Gain insights into the roles of air traffic controllers, aeronautical engineers, aircraft pilots, and flight attendants in the aviation industry.

Course Elements

• Quizzes • Video Quests • Video Scenarios • Hands-on Activities • Downloadables • Videos

Course Overview

It is a field trip day, students are with their teacher. Logan and other students are going to visit the airport. Logan explains students about the flight trainings for the Pilots.

This course includes:

4 Quizzes
5 Video Quests
4 Video Scenarios
5 Hands-on Activities
3 Downloadables

Related careers:

Air Traffic Controller
Aeronautical Engineer
Aircraft Pilot

Skills you will gain:

Thinking skills
Cognitive skills
Observation skills

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Client Reviews

My child had an amazing time at the Planetarium with this program! The handson activities and video scenarios really helped them understand the concepts better. Highly recommended! Sarie L.

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