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Area/Catalogue
AERO 2061

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
168610

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Unit Value
6

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 1, 2 & 3)

Second Semester
(Study Period 4, 5 & 6)

Summer Term
(Study Period 7)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To provide students with an introduction to the areas of aviation knowledge required for the commencement of flight training.

Course content

Pre-flight and post-flight actions and procedures, standard radio and aircraft operating procedures, basic in-flight manoeuvers, basic aircraft performance, principles of flight, decision making, situational awareness, take-off circuit, and landing.

Textbook(s)

Robson, David, & Aviation Theory Centre 2010, Aerodynamics, engines & airframe systems for the air transport pilot , 3rd, Aviation Theory Cenre, Darra, Queensland

Suren, I., & Aviation Theory Centre 1995, Aeroplane performance, planning & loading for the air transport pilot, Aviation Theory Centre, Williamstown, Victoria

Australia. Civil Aviation Safety Authority 1985, Boeing 727 performance and operating handbook (abbreviated): for use in ATPL Flight Planning Examination, Airservices, Carlton, Victoria

-, FTA Electronic Theory Manual

Prerequisite(s)

This course is only open to those who are studying the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot) and the Graduate Diploma in Aviation concurrently. Students must be admitted to both programs before they may enrol in this course. In addition, students do not need to hold a current CASA Class 1 Medical but need to show that they can obtain one (ie has previously had one). Students must hold a CASA Class 2 Medical with at least 6 months validity. Students must remain compliant with the Aviation Academy's Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP). Students must show proof of ASIC application.

Corequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
AERO 1021 Flight Training Theory 1

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Directed Study up to 13 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
(Assessment Grading Flight) N/A Pass/Fail 1.2 hours

Note: This is a non-graded course and your result will be a pass or fail.

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.166
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

Course Coordinators

AsPr Doug Drury
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UniSA STEM

Degrees this course is offered in

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