151-0227-00L  Basics of Air Transport (Aviation I)

SemesterHerbstsemester 2020
DozierendeP. Wild
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung


151-0227-00 GBasics of Air Transport (Aviation I)
The lecturers will communicate the exact lesson times of ONLINE courses.
3 Std.
Mi13:00-16:00ON LI NE »
P. Wild


KurzbeschreibungIn general the course explains the main principles of air transport and elaborates on simple interdisciplinary topics.
Working on broad 14 different topics like aerodynamics, manufacturers, airport operations, business aviation, business models etc. the students get a good overview in air transportation.
The program is taught in English and we provide 11 different experts/lecturers.
LernzielThe goal is to understand and explain basics, principles and contexts of the broader air transport industry.
Further, we provide the tools for starting a career in the air transport industry. The knowledge may also be used for other modes of transport.
Ideal foundation for Aviation II - Management of Air Transport.
InhaltWeekly: 1h independent preparation; 2h lectures and 1 h training with an expert in the respective field

Concept: This course will be tought as Aviation I. A subsequent course - Aviation II - covers the "Management of Air Transport".

Content: Transport as part of the overall transportation scheme; Aerodynamics; Aircraft (A/C) Designs & Structures; A/C Operations; Aviation Law; Maintenance & Manufacturers; Airport Operations & Planning; Aviation Security; ATC & Airspace; Air Freight; General Aviation; Business Jet Operations; Business models within Airline Industry; Military Aviation.

Excusions: In the past few years, we conducted two excursions for this course. Yet, under COVID the situation is to complicated so that we have to cancel both events. We may offer students to register in one of the next excursions....thank you for your understanding
SkriptPreparation materials & slides are provided prior to each class
LiteraturLiterature will be provided by the lecturers, respectively there will be additional Information upon registration
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesNone


Information zur Leistungskontrolle (gültig bis die Lerneinheit neu gelesen wird)
Leistungskontrolle als Semesterkurs
ECTS Kreditpunkte4 KP
PrüfendeP. Wild
RepetitionDie Leistungskontrolle wird in jeder Session angeboten. Die Repetition ist ohne erneute Belegung der Lerneinheit möglich.
Prüfungsmodusschriftlich 90 Minuten
Zusatzinformation zum PrüfungsmodusThe exam may take place on computers.
The exam is "open books" but the time does not allow to check all questions. Further, it is highly recommended to visit the lectures for an ideal preparation.
Hilfsmittel schriftlichAccording information given above
Online-PrüfungDie Prüfung kann am Computer stattfinden.
Diese Angaben können noch zu Semesterbeginn aktualisiert werden; verbindlich sind die Angaben auf dem Prüfungsplan.


Keine öffentlichen Lernmaterialien verfügbar.
Es werden nur die öffentlichen Lernmaterialien aufgeführt.


Keine Informationen zu Gruppen vorhanden.


Keine zusätzlichen Belegungseinschränkungen vorhanden.

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