AVAT12003 - Aviation Theory III

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit provides the aircraft general knowledge theory and aerodynamics theory required by commercial pilot students wishing to undertake the CASA CPL examination. Topics covered include the reciprocating engine, turbo and supercharging, propeller systems, hydraulics, electrical and ignition, fuel and carburation, and flight Instrumentation, and the aerofoil, lift and drag, Bernoullis Theorem, aerodynamic stalls, wing loading, manoeuvres, stability and control; takeoff and landing.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
Credit Points 12
Student Contribution Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.25
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisite: AVAT 11001

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 12-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 25 hours of study per week, making a total of 300 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

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Keep improving teaching style and techniques to make the dry subjects more interesting and easier to learn. Add as much humour as possible
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Presentation on the Power Points complemented text books.
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