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Sinclair College

AVT 2157 Aircraft Performance I

Principles of advanced aerodynamics, high-speed flight, takeoff, enroute and landing jet aircraft performance. Operational factors affecting aircraft performance in aircraft dispatch.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Aviation Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: AVT 1119 


  • Comprehend and apply principles of climb performance and operational factors affecting climb performance, including all engine climb, engine inoperative climb, service ceiling and service ceiling engine inoperative performance.
  • Comprehend and apply principles of landing performance, including AeroData Runway Analysis.
  • Define and apply takeoff field length requirements and takeoff performance, including balanced field length, clearways, stopways, flight path segments, takeoff EPR, V-Speeds and the effect of contaminated runways on takeoff performance.

Credit Hours: 2

Classroom Hours: 2