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AIRCRAFT GENERAL KNOWLEDGE PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
AVM209 AIRCRAFT GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 3 3 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. RIZA HALUK KUL

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to define the basic principles related to the theory of flight and to examine the structural and aerodynamic features of the aircrafts.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the history of aircrafts, flight theory, properties and classification of flying objects, basic concepts, main elements of aircrafts, standard atmosphere, basic principles of flying.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Explain the history and development of aircrafts.
Analyze the flying objects.
Recognize the main elements and functions of airplanes in basic level .
Describe engine types of airplanes in basic level.
Explain the layers and the physics of the atmosphere.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Internet Search Regarding The Subject History of Aircrafts Visual Aided Lecture
2 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Classification of All Weather Objects Visual Aided Lecture
3 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Basic Concepts Visual Aided Lecture
4 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Standard Atmosphere Visual Aided Lecture
5 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Principles of Flying Visual Aided Lecture
6 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Classification of Aircrafts Visual Aided Lecture
7 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Recognition of Main Elements of Plane Visual Aided Lecture
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Recognition of Main Elements of Plane Visual Aided Lecture
10 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Airfoil Visual Aided Lecture
11 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Air-frame Visual Aided Lecture
12 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Air-frame Structures Visual Aided Lecture
13 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Undercarriage Visual Aided Lecture
14 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Drive Systems Visual Aided Lecture
15 Internet Search Regarding The Subject Drive Systems Visual Aided Lecture
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/handbooks_manuals/aviation/airplane_handbook/media/airplane_flying_handbook.pdf
https://tr.scribd.com/doc/47826966/Book-02-Aircraft-General-Knowledge-1

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Mid-Term Exam 1 40
Homework Assessment 1 10
Final Exam 1 50
TOTAL 3 100
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
4
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
0
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.
5

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
1
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
1
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.
1

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
1
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
0
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
1
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
1
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
0
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
1
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
1
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
0
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
1
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.
0

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.
1

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 3 39
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 3 16 48
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 10 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 34 0 151
Total Workload of the Course Unit 151
Workload (h) / 25.5 5,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0