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Sinclair College

AVT 4290 Aviation Senior Capstone Project

Concludes the Bachelor of Applied Science degree where the student develops an aeronautical project that draws on all phases of aviation studies in the degree program. Working with their instructor and industry partners, students will develop a subject of research, evaluate data, and complete a project in a specific area of aviation study. Areas of focus that may be incorporated into the student designed project includes but are not limited to flight operations, aeronautical system and component design, prototyping, testing, artificial intelligence and autonomous systems. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

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

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Define, describe, explain, and design a system that is within the problem scope, resource availability, and data and platform requirements. Projects are designed around deliverables at the end of the semester. Along with the framing of the problem, it is expected the student will map out the dynamics of the work including scope, meeting times, and communication plans. Students may work alone or in small teams of two to three.
  • Complete, deliver, and submit work that meets the identified project requirements.
  • Use of prototypes, meetings, work, and or project planning software to identify technology/client/ industrial partners needs and requirements. Effectively interpret and apply assessment methods, iterative design, testing, evaluation, strategies, and impacts, etc.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2