AV 117 : Helicopter Fundamentals
Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
MTH 060 or higher or minimum placement Math Level 10.
This course covers fundamentals of helicopter flight, flight operations, helicopter performance, navigation, helicopter systems, aeronautical publications, helicopter flight maneuvers, flight planning, radio procedures, meteorology, and human factors.
1. Recognize fundamental concepts of helicopters and powered flight.
2. Recall basic function of helicopter engines, helicopter systems and flight instruments.
3. Identify the essential aeronautical and aerodynamic concepts of helicopter flight.
4. Demonstrate the fundamentals of helicopter performance and flight planning.
Helicopter Flight Controls
Basic Flight Maneuvers
Helicopter Emergencies Hazards
Aeronautical Decision Making
Requires textbook and/or online learning materials.
This course is assessed through presentation, exams, and a final exam.