Multi-Engine Theory and Advanced Aircraft Systems – AVIA 430

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 08/30/2021

Course Description

This course provides for an understanding of the principles and practice of operating a multi-engine aircraft. Normal and abnormal procedures are included along with a discussion of the Federal Aviation Regulations, unique weather and environmental circumstances, aircraft systems and the specific aerodynamics associated with multi-engine aircraft.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

The multi-engine ground school course is designed to give students the necessary knowledge to meet the requirements of a multi-engine certificate. The ground course materials will provide the basis for multi-engine flight training.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Accurately apply safety concepts.
  2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the fundamentals of multi-engine flight.
  3. Explain the principles of single-engine flight and dangers associated with it.
  4. Demonstrate a working knowledge of weight and balance.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussion: Class Introductions

Students must submit a 2–3 minute video introduction. Students may use a multi-media platform of choice to record your video. However, Kaltura is recommended. Specific elements stated within the discussion must be included. This will be a graded assignment. Students must also reply to at least 2 classmates' introductions. Each reply must contain at least 150 words, including a question or a relevant follow-up response to guide the discussion.

Discussions

The student must complete various Discussions in this course. Each student will post an initial thread of 400-500 words of the assigned Module: Week for each Discussion. In addition, the student must then post 2 replies of 250 words each. These are intended to be scholarly dialogues and for each thread, the student must support his/her assertions with proper scholarly support in current APA format with sources listed as References at the end of the post. (MLO: A, B, C, D)

King Schools Course

Students must complete King Schools video quizzes on the assigned Module: Week. Once the quizzes are complete, students must upload a PDF of their progress. Keep in mind this is a completion grade. Students must complete each/all assigned video and associated quiz in order to received full points. This is an all or nothing assignment. (MLO: A, B, C, D)

Learn Summary Quizzes

The student must answer specific questions regarding the KWL chart he or she has completed for each Module: Week. (MLO: A, B, C, D)

Flight Scenario Presentation

The purpose of this assignment is to prepare a visual and audio presentation regarding various flight scenarios to include applicable references from this Multi-Engine Ground Course. The visual presentation must include a 5-minute minimum recorded Narrated PowerPoint presentation thoroughly covering all outcomes posed in the affiliated checklist. Within the presentation, you must include and cite from appropriate aviation resources. A minimum of 3 sources is required.

An outcome checklist is provided for each given flight scenario. Be sure to view the Demonstrations of Desired Outcome Checklist located below each Scenario before you begin each Flight Scenario Presentation assignment. (MLO: A, B, C, D)

Reflective Essay

The purpose of this assignment is to reflect on what has been accomplished within this course and apply it to student's future aviation endeavors. Be sure to read the instructions as well as the rubric to gain a thorough understanding of what objectives must be accomplished. (MLO: A, B, C, D)