19 March 2001
OUTLINE OF INSTRUCTION
Lesson Topic 1.2:
Electronic classroom presentation with slides
Partially supported by this lesson topic:
Upon completion of this unit of instruction the student
naval aviator will demonstrate knowledge of basic
aerodynamic factors that affect airplane performance.
Completely supported by this lesson topic:
Define, compare, and contrast an aircraft and an
List and describe the three major control surfaces of
List and define the five major components of an
List and define the components of the airplane
Describe the orientation between the components of the
airplane reference system.
List and define the motions that occur around the
airplane center of gravity.
Define wingspan, chordline, chord, tip chord, root
chord, average chord, wing area, taper, taper ratio,
sweep angle, aspect ratio, wing loading, angle of
incidence, and dihedral angle.
Describe and state the advantages of the
semi-monocoque fuselage construction.
Describe full cantilever wing construction.