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Aerospace Education Syllabus 2019

The following are the planned lessons and hands-on aerospace education topics for each month.

 Date LessonReference
 Oct 2018Exercising in SpaceAEX 2.2-13
 Nov 2018 Mathematically Tracking a Model Rocket in FlightAEX 2.2-12
 Dec 2018 Obtaining a pilot license/drone use_drone safetyC/Maj Manock
 Jan 2019 “A Bag of Trigs” Crosswind detection, correction, decisionAEX Advanced Math Lesson 1
Sectional Chart KORF
Airport Diagram KORF
 Feb 2019 Slinky Soundwave Demonstration / Vortex CannonAEX 2.2-10 / https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4b2SV3ASUxY
 Mar 2019 Rocket Payload protectionACE Grade 6.7
 Apr 2019 Survival on the MoonAEX for Life Science Lesson 2
 May 2019 Astronauts returning from MicrogravityACE grade 6 Lesson 2 / AEX Life Science Lesson 7
 Jun 2019 CD hovercraftsAEX 1.2-12 / AEX 2.2-9
 Jul 2019 Flight Physiology ProblemsAEX Senior Members-4 / AEX Life Science Lesson 7
 Aug 2019Hot Air BalloonsAD 1.3 / AEX 2.1-18
 Sep 2019RoboticsAEX 1.2-10

Aerospace Education at Coastal also goes beyond Squadron Lessons, This year we are also actively involved with the community including:
  • Old Donation School Aerospace Club with AEX lesson plans
  • Military Aviation Museum Warbirds Air Show
  • Oceana Naval Air Station Air Show

Aviation Ground School AE Lessons

This year we are introducing a series of aviation oriented "ground school" sessions to familiarize members with key pilot training topics. These sessions are intended to spark interest in aviation and re-enforce key topics to current and student pilots. Sessions will be taught by CAP Senior Member and Cadet Pilots, CAP Solo Pilots, and Student Pilots. 

 Date Lesson Instructors Reference
 JANGround Operations and Takeoff  
 FEBApproach, the Pattern and Landing  
 MARAircraft Flight Instruments and Power/Pitch/Attitude  
 APRRadio & Visual Communications and VOR  
 MAYAirspace and Air Traffic Control  
 JUNTurns, Coordinated Flight, and Stalls  
 JULAtmospheric Pressure, Performance, and Altitude  
 AUGWeather Radar, Forecasts, and Reports  
 SEPFlight Planning and Charts  
 OCTAdvanced Avionics and ADS-B  
 NOVElectronic Flight Books and Flight Computers  
 DECBasic Instrument Flying  

Aerospace Topics of Interest

Boeing Transonic Wings

posted Jan 9, 2019, 1:06 PM by Richard Qualls   [ updated Jan 9, 2019, 1:06 PM ]

Boeing is looking to bring commercial air travel back into the realm of super-sonic flight with their new "Transonic Wings*"

Parker Solar Probe

posted Dec 16, 2018, 12:20 PM by Richard Qualls

The Parker Solar Probe is the first mission to the nearest star, our Sun. See the latest on the mission HERE

Insight Mission

posted Dec 16, 2018, 12:13 PM by Richard Qualls

InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is a Mars lander designed to give the Red Planet its first thorough checkup since it formed 4.5 billion years ago. It is the first outer space robotic explorer to study in-depth the "inner space" of Mars: its crust, mantle, and core. NASA MISSION SITE

Aeronautical Chart Users Guide

posted Jan 24, 2017, 6:54 AM by Richard Qualls   [ updated Jan 24, 2017, 6:56 AM ]

This weeks AE lesson is on Aerial Navigation and Charts. The FAA publishes an excellent guide available for free as a PDF HERE*

CAP Aerospace Education Materials

posted Dec 20, 2016, 3:54 PM by Richard Qualls   [ updated Dec 20, 2016, 3:58 PM ]

 CAP Aerospace Education Materials are available HERE

Rocketry Resources

posted Jul 28, 2016, 6:42 AM by Richard Qualls

In support of our Rocketry program, please note the links below that will give you good access to quality presentations.

Each link is to a different part of the Rocketry Program:

Free Membership in Americas Largest Aviation Community

posted May 25, 2016, 8:54 PM by Richard Qualls

AOPA is committed to stopping the decline in the pilot population through several initiatives including the new AOPA AV8RS membership FREE for teens ages 13-18. AOPA provides fantastic educational and informative aviation oriented resources and community membership.  Those eligible Apply Today*

The United States Civil Air Patrol Promotes Activities that Benefit Parents and Their Teens

posted Mar 29, 2016, 12:30 PM by Richard Qualls   [ updated Mar 29, 2016, 12:32 PM ]

Great article in this months Flying! Magazine on how CAP provides an outstanding opportunity for Teens and their Parents to get together to serve their community state and nation.

Photo credit Flying! Magazine

Aviation Week Magazine Archives Online Free Access

posted Feb 6, 2016, 1:03 PM by Richard Qualls

Aviation Week has made their archives free for access in 2016. These publications range from 2010-2016 and provide both a fascinating history and look into the latest technologies of today. 

Click HERE to leave this .gov site to register and access

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