Aerodynamics for Pilots

Tuesday April 21, 9-11 AM PDT 

Tuesday June 16, 9-11 AM PDT

Understanding the fundamentals of how airplanes are designed and their limits are determined is paramount to being able to confidently maneuver your aircraft in the dynamic upset environment.  FRI’s long history in flight testing will give you a unique and valuable perspective on how airplanes fly from a practical, operationally representative perspective. 

Pilots will receive in-depth, personalized instruction covering the Aerodynamics & Limitations Class for URRT from Dr. Mark Scharf in this two-hour session. Pilots will interact throughout the live course asking questions relative to their own operations. 

Pilots will learn the fundamentals of:

  • How airplanes are designed and what that means for pilots.
  • How airplane limitations are determined and how that impacts decision making.
  • Aircraft Testing parameters for certain types of aircraft and how that relates to your fleet.
  • How to use this information to confidently maneuver your aircraft in the dynamic upset environment.  
  • FRI's long history in flight testing will give you a unique and valuable perspective on how airplanes fly from a practical, operationally representative perspective. 

The course is limited to only 10 registrations to ensure quality training so register today to get an open seat.

This course is from the Aerodynamics and Limitations Class utilized in our world renowned 8+hr ground school for Upset Recognition and Recovery Training at Flight Research Headquarters at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Southern California. The information provided is unique to Flight Research Inc. as it was developed with the resources in our several Test Pilot Training syllabi to give pilots an all-encompassing view of their aircraft's capabilities and tested parameters. 

The course results include an increased confidence and competence in aircraft operations and a better understanding of how and why Loss of Control-In Flight is the number one cause of fatalities in aviation.